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Surname meaning for "Layton"
English: habitational name from any of various places so called,
for example in Lancashire (near Blackpool) and in North Yorkshire. The
former was named in Old English as ‘settlement by the watercourse’,
from Old English lad ‘watercourse’ + tun
‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the latter as ‘leek enclosure’ or ‘herb
garden’, from leac ‘leek’ + tun. Compare