Leighton
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
LAY-tən
Meaning
Leek farms
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Leighton is an English and Scottish locational name, given to a person coming from either Leighton or Leaton from Shrewsbury in Shropshire, Bedfordshire or Cheshire. They are all derived from the Old English word 'leac', which means 'leek', and was used to describe leek farms.

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