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What does Baleigh mean?

Baleigh /ba-lei-gh/ as a name for girls. Baleigh's name origin is Old English, and the meaning of Baleigh is "berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification". Baleigh is a variant form, with the suffix -gh, of Bailey (Old English): occupational name.


Baleigh has 15 variants: Bailee, Bailei, Baileigh, Bailie, Bailley, Baillie, Bailly, Baily, Bali, Bayla, Baylee, Bayleigh, Bayley, Baylie and Bayly.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Baleita, Baleith, ..

(male) Baleia, Baleigio, ..

How popular is Baleigh?

Baleigh is an uncommon given name for females. Baleigh is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name history of Baleigh for girls. Baleigh entered the list in 1997 and reached its apex position of #1680 in the U.S. in 1999, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Prominent varying forms of Baleigh are Bailey (#104 the previous year), Baylee (#361), Bailee (#560), Bayleigh (#1013), Baileigh (#1984), Baylie, Bayley, Baily and Bailie. Other variants, like Baillie, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Baleigh was widespread among parents 2 decades ago (usage of 0.4%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.3%, down 35.6%). Bailey has historically been the top pick of parents, though Baylee has become popular as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Baleigh, Bailee, Baileigh, Bailey, Bailie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Baily, Baylee, Bayleigh, Bayley, Baylie in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Recommended names are Analeigh, Arleigh, Bradleigh, Breigh, Bryleigh, Caileigh, Caleigh, Carleigh, Cayleigh, Hadleigh, Haileigh, Haleigh, Harleigh, Hayleigh, Joleigh, Kaeleigh, Kaileigh, Kaleigh, Karleigh, Kayleigh, Kyleigh, Marleigh, Raileigh, Raleigh, Rawleigh and Rileigh. These names tend to be more frequently used than Baleigh.