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Is vs. Leighton vs. too masculine?

My husband and I fell in love with the name Leighton but are worried it sounds like a boy name. It is pronounced like Layton. Her middle name would be Isabelle. Any other middle names are welcomed. Thanks.

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Leighton 0% (0 votes)
Too masculine? 100% (1 votes)

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Leighton Marie
posted by guest :: 2014-06-17 14:49:19 | report
I personaly think it sounds more like a boy name but if you like it keep it
posted by guest :: 2014-06-17 14:49:34 | report
Leighton is a very pretty name. I had never heard of it until Leighton Meester came around. I think Isabelle works eloquently with it.
posted by guest :: 2014-06-17 14:50:40 | report
My name is Leighton and I’ve never Been told it’s a boy name or met a boy with my name.
posted by guest :: 2014-06-17 14:53:00 | report
I find it more masculine. I know two male Laytons and I’ve only seen it spelled Leighton as a surname. I agree with previous posters though that if you love it then you should use it. You’re never going to please everyone, just make sure you please yourselves.
posted by guest :: 2014-06-17 14:57:57 | report
I only know male Leighton’s. But I agree that it’s on your own head. If it’s what you like then why not?
posted by guest :: 2014-06-17 14:59:57 | report
I like it, but wouldn’t use it personally because I feel people would say Lee-ton.
posted by guest :: 2014-06-17 15:06:29 | report
That’s what I’m also worried about, but we don’t want to spell it Layton as it looks even more masculine.
posted by guest :: 2014-06-17 15:15:02 | report
Leighton is very feminine to me. I think Leighton Isabelle is very pretty.
posted by guest :: 2014-06-17 16:50:41 | report
It is a boys name.
posted by guest :: 2014-06-17 17:46:10 | report
Leighton sounds very masculine to me, sorry.
posted by guest :: 2014-06-17 18:19:25 | report
With this spelling, I think of Leighton Meester, so girly. I also just think the name in general sounds girly. My only problem with the name is the spelling not really matching the pronunciation. If I didn’t know better, I’d say like Lee-ton not Lay-ton.
posted by guest :: 2014-06-17 19:50:05 | report

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