Leighton Family History
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Leighton Name Meaning
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 leac ‘leek’ + tun ‘settlement’. Compare Layton.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Heighton, Deighton, Laughton, Haughton, Knighton, Houghton, Creighton