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What does Aleigha mean?

Aleigha Pronunciation of Aleigha [aleigha] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and Aleigha means "exalted, sublime". Aleigha is an alternate spelling of Aliya (Hebrew): made popular by late singer Aaliyah.

Associated with: exalted.


Aleigha has 11 variants: Aaliya, Aaliyah, Alea, Aleah, Aleea, Aleeyah, Alia, Aliah, Aliyah, Aliye and Alliah.

2 more different relations via Aliya: Aleana and Allia.

Creative forms:
(female) Aleiada, Alugha, ..

(male) Aleiana, Aleigen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aleigha Briley (A.B.), ..

How popular is Aleigha?

Aleigha is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Aleigha is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Aleigha entered the list in 1998 and reached its top position of #854 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is presently at #1156. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aleigha name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aleigha outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Aleigha (#1156 in 2015) appearing in the Top 2000 are Aaliyah (#48 in 2015), Aliyah (#163), Aleah (#445), Alia (#612), Aliya (#930), Aliah (#1006), Alea and Aleeyah. These relations of Aleigha were at the apex of their popularity in 2012 (average #861) and are almost as common today (#928, 15.5%). The more fashionable names for newborns in this list are Aaliyah, Alia, Aleah, Aliah and Aliyah.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aleigha, Aaliyah, Alea, Aleah, Aleeyah in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alia, Aliah, Aliya, Aliyah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aaliyah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aleigha is pronounced similarly to Alaia. Other suggested similar names are Aeisha, Alaisa, Aleceea, Alecia, Aleecia, Aleesa, Aleesha, Aleeza, Alegra, Aleida, Aleisha, Aleka, Alesha, Aleshia, Alesia, Alessa, Alessia, Aletha, Alexa, Alexea, Alexia, Alica, Alicea, Alicia, Alieza, Alika, Aliosha, Alisa, Alisha, Alishia, Alisia, Alissa, Aliza, Allicea, Allicia, Allisa, Allissa, Aloisa, Aloisia, Alyosha, Alysha, Arleigh, Ayeisha and Eleisha. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aleigha.

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