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What does Baleigh mean?

Baleigh Pronunciation of Baleigh [baleigh] as a name for girls is an Old English name, and the meaning of Baleigh is "berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification". Baleigh is a variant form of Bailey (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english, berry (tree).


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

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

(male) Baleia, Baleine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Baleigh Joslyn (B.J.), ..

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)

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, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Baleigh are Bailey (#108 the previous year), Baylee (#406), Bailee (#552), Bayleigh (#1066), Bayley, Baylie, Baily, Baileigh 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 38.2%). Bailey has historically been the top pick of parents, though Bailee 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.

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