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What does Caileigh mean?

Caileigh Pronunciation of Caileigh [caileigh] as a name for girls. The meaning of the name Caileigh is "slim and fair". Caileigh is an alternate form of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn.

Associated with: fair (beautiful).


Caileigh has 20 variants: Caela, Caila, Cailey, Cailie, Caleigh, Caley, Callie, Caylee, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Kaileigh, Kailey, Kailie, Kaleigh, Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh and Kayley.

Creative forms:
(female) Clagh, Coleigh, ..

(male) Caileicha, Caileiche, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caileigh Emerie (C.E.), ..

How popular is Caileigh?

Caileigh is an uncommon first name for females. Caileigh is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Caileigh (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Cailey, Caleigh (#1261 from current records), Caley, Callie (#196), Cayla (#1731), Caylee (#840), Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylie, Kaileigh, Kailey (#532), Kaleigh (#1051), Kayla (#115), Kaylee (#61), Kayleigh (#326) and Kayley (#1627). These relations of Caileigh were popular in 1996 (median #1067) and have become much less popular since (#1233, down 56%). Callie is the firm favorite, although Kayleigh appears to be getting popular too, while versions such as Kayley used to be popular. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cailey, Caleigh, Caley, Callie, Cayla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caylee, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylie, Kaileigh in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kailey, Kaleigh, Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh, Kayley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh outside U.S.

Similar Names

Caileigh is alike in pronunciation to Kaeleigh, Kailagh, Kaylleigh, Kelleigh and Kyleigh. Other suggested similar names are Analeigh, Ansleigh, Arleigh, Ashleigh, Bailei, Baileigh, Baleigh, Bayleigh, Bradleigh, Bryleigh, Caileen, Cailen, Cailene, Cailin, Calico, Carleah, Carleigh, Carlein, Ceilagh, Ceileh, Ceileigh, Ceilidh, Charleigh, Chelseigh, Chesleigh, Dafneigh, Darceigh, Darseigh, Hadleigh, Haileigh, Haleigh, Harleigh, Hayleigh, Hedleigh (see Hadley), Holleigh, Joleigh, Karleigh, Langleigh, Lesleigh, Marleigh, Nataleigh, Raileigh, Raleigh, Rawleigh, Rileigh, Shirleigh and Trilbeigh (see Trilby). These names tend to be more commonly used than Caileigh.

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