Meaning and Origin of: Leighton

Leighton has Old English origins and means "One from the meadow farm."

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : One from the meadow farm
  • English : Meadow, farm

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from any of various places so called. Most, as for example those in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Lancashire, and Shropshire, are named with Old English lēac ‘leek’ + tūn ‘settlement’. Compare Layton.