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Girl Names Ending with -leigh

Leigh ending baby names and what they mean, with 41 results. -leigh names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak 5 years ago (USAGE OF 0.3%) and is somewhat less today (USAGE 0.2%, 26.6%), with names such as Kaleigh becoming less fashionable. The most fashionable girl names in this list are Bryleigh (#886), Charleigh (#500), Hadleigh (#879), Harleigh (#950) and Marleigh (#926), while Bleigh (TOP 44%) and Shapleigh (51%) are familiar -leigh surnames. Here is the list of -leigh names for boys.

-leigh names

Ainsleigh - Fernleigh | Hadleigh - Shirleigh | Vannaleigh

Ainsleigh - Fernleigh

Var. of Ainsley. Root fr. Old English. "Only hermitage wood or clearing." Aynsleigh is a moderately common kid's name.


Form of Ana. From Hebrew word. "Favored grace." Analeigh is an unusual female name.

Ansley and variants

Ansleigh, Annsleigh, Annesleigh
Forms of Ansley. Based on Old English. "Hermitage field." Unique, with the unconventional -eigh suffix for Annesleigh, Annsleigh, Ansleigh, like Ainsleigh, Asheleigh.

Harley and variants

Harleigh, Arleigh1
Forms of Harley. Source fr. Old English word. "Hare meadow; rock meadow." Common. Compare Arleigh, Harleigh with popular last names Farleigh (UPPER 41%), Heigh (47%), which also end with -igh.

Root fr. Old English word. "Hare-meadow." Unisex name. Arleigh is not in the Top 2000.

Ashley and variants

Ashleigh, Asheleigh
Var. of Ashley. Derivative of Old English. "Ash meadow." Ashleigh and variants rose in popularity in 1991.

Bailey and variants

Bayleigh, Baleigh, Baileigh
Var. of Bailey. From Old English word. "Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification." Adoption of Baileigh, Baleigh, etc. as children's names in 2016 was 14.4% less than a year ago.

Form of Bentley. Source fr. Old English word. "Meadow of bent grass." Uncommon, with the unusual androgynous -igh ending for Bentleigh, like Baileigh.

Var. of Bradley. Origin fr. Old English. "Broad meadow." A birth name which is only scarcely used. Gender-neutral name.


Form of Brylee. Source fr. American word. Probably an invented name of Bryana .. Adoption of Bryleigh was well-received among parents in 2015 and has remained widespread.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -leigh names: Analeigh, Ansleigh, Ashleigh, Baileigh, Baleigh

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -leigh names: Bayleigh, Bryleigh, Caleigh, Carleigh, Cayleigh

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -leigh names: Charleigh, Emmaleigh, Harleigh, Kaileigh, Kaleigh

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -leigh names: Karleigh, Kayleigh

Source fr. American language. Modern combination of Brynn and Ryleigh. Common, with usage of 0.013% for Bryleigh as a birth name in 2016, though lower than 0.014% a year ago.

Cayla and variants

Kayleigh1, Kaleigh1, Kaileigh1, Cayleigh1, Caleigh1, Caileigh
Forms of Cayla. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Slim and fair." Adoption of Caileigh and variants as birth names in 2016 was 31.1% less than 2006.

Kaylleigh, Kayleigh2, Kaleigh2, Kaileigh2, Kaeleigh, Cayleigh2, Caleigh2
Var. of Kaylee. Origin fr. Gaelic word. "Slender." Used widely as children's names, Kaeleigh, Caleigh, etc. are comparable to the common Karleigh.

Carly and variants

Karleigh, Carleigh1
Forms of Carly. Origin fr. Latin word. "Free man." Carleigh and Karleigh were among 2016's Top names.


Form of Carla. Source fr. Old German language. "Free man." Also a boys' name. Carleigh became less popular last year, dropping -113 rankings as a baby name to reach #1208.

Var. of Cecilia. Source fr. Latin, Old Welsh languages. "Blind; sixth." Ceileigh is an intermittently used female name. See also Caileigh.


Form of Charlie. Stems fr. Old German word. "Free man." Charleigh was among 2016's Top names. See also Carleigh.

Origin fr. Old English element. "Camp on the meadow." Cross-gender use. Chesleigh is uncommon as a girls' name.


Form of Emily. Source fr. Latin. "Rival; laborious; eager." Less common today. Emmaleigh last appeared in 2014 in the Top 2000.

Var. of Fernley. Stems fr. Old English. "Fern meadow." Gender-neutral name. Not Top 2000 name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -leigh names for girls.

1. Ainsleigh - Fernleigh
Ainsley [Ainsleigh], Ana [Analeigh], Ansley [Ansleigh, Annsleigh, Annesleigh], Harley [Arleigh, Harleigh], Arleigh, Ashley [Ashleigh, Asheleigh], Bailey [Baleigh, Bayleigh, Baileigh], Bentley [Bentleigh], Bradley [Bradleigh], Brylee [Bryleigh], Bryleigh, Cayla [Kaleigh, Caleigh, Kayleigh, Kaileigh, Cayleigh, Caileigh], Kaylee [Kaleigh, Kayleigh, Kaileigh, Kaeleigh, Cayleigh, Kaylleigh, ..], Carly [Karleigh, Carleigh], Carla [Carleigh], Cecilia [Ceileigh], Charlie [Charleigh], Chesleigh, Emily [Emmaleigh], Fernley [Fernleigh]

Hadley [Hedleigh, Hadleigh], Hayley [Haleigh, Hayleigh, Haileigh], Haley [Haleigh], Holly [Holleigh], Jolie [Joleigh], Callie [Kaleigh], Karla [Karleigh], Kelly [Kelleigh], Kempley [Kempleigh], Kimberly [Kymberleigh, Kimberleigh], Kylie [Kyleigh], Langley [Langleigh], Leah [Leigh], Lee [Leigh], Leslie [Lesleigh], Marlee [Marleigh], Natalie [Nataleigh], Raleigh [Rawleigh, Raileigh], Riley [Rileigh], Shirley [Shirleigh]

Vanessa [Vannaleigh]

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