Leighton is a gender-neutral name and is of English origin. It can be used for both girls and boys. It means meadow settlement. Though a unisex name, this name is trendier as a girl’s name than as a boy’s. Pronounced as leyt-n, the name is currently in the top 500 of U.S birth chart of the year 2022 and not in the top 1000 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names. Variations of Leighton include Layton.
Leighton can be used for both boys and girls.