Lefton Family History
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Lefton Name Meaning
habitational name, perhaps from Lepton in West Yorkshire, which is named from Old English hlep ‘leap’ (hence ‘cliff’, ‘steep slope’) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. probably a variant of Leverton.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lenton, Leston, Leaton, Sefton, Lifton, Linton, Clifton, Liston