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The LAYTON surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 18,781 1746 0.007 70
United States (1880 census) 5,168 1175 0.010 103
Change since 1880 +13613 -571 -0.003 -33
Other Countries
Australia 1,043 1581 0.006 64
United Kingdom 3,218 1943 0.007 70
Top States for LAYTON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 1,279 2502 0.004 38
Texas 1,218 1999 0.006 58
Florida 1,175 1779 0.007 74
Pennsylvania 1,060 1359 0.009 86
Missouri 986 677 0.018 176
Top States for LAYTON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Delaware 365 306 0.047 466
Utah 655 412 0.029 293
Missouri 986 677 0.018 176
Alabama 618 1212 0.014 139
West Virginia 243 1132 0.013 134


'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called LAYTON live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called LAYTON represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called LAYTON in California than any other state, but you are more likely to find a LAYTON by picking someone at random in Delaware than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of LAYTON

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Location or Geographical Feature

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the LAYTON surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Data for ethnic origin relates to the region and country in which the LAYTON surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the ethnicity of the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of LAYTON in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Hispanic) 426 2.27
Mixed Race 229 1.22
Native American/Alaskan 111 0.59
Asian/Pacific 73 0.39
White (Caucasian) 16,878 89.87
Black/African American 1,065 5.67

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the LAYTON surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of LAYTON in historical publications

Sorry, we don't have any information on the meaning of LAYTON.

Similar names to LAYTON

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as LAYTON.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for LAYTON

The following words are slight variants of LAYTON that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.