What does Caleigh mean?
Caleigh [caleigh] as a girls' name is a Gaelic name, and Caleigh means "slim and fair; slender". Caleigh is an alternate form, with the suffix -eigh, of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn. Caleigh is also a form of Kaylee (Gaelic).
Caleigh has 35 variants: Caela, Caila, Caileigh, Cailey, Cailie, Caley, Callie▲, Caylee▼, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Kaelee, Kaeleigh, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kaelie, Kailee, Kaileigh, Kailey, Kaili, Kailie, Kalee, Kaleigh▼, Kaley▼, Kalie, Kayla▼, Kaylea, Kaylei, Kayleigh▲, Kayley▼, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylleigh and Kaylley.Creative forms:
(female) Caleica, Chaleigh, ..
(male) Caleier, Caleiri, .. Middle name pairings:
Caleigh Kaleigh (C.K.), ..
How popular is Caleigh?
Caleigh is an uncommon given name for females. Caleigh is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name history of Caleigh for girls. Caleigh was first listed in 1993 and reached its top position of #703 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is presently at #1261. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Caleigh (#1261 from recent data) are Cailey, Caley, Callie (#196 from recent data), Cayla (#1731), Caylee (#840), Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylie, Kaeli, Kailee (#812), Kaileigh, Kailey (#532), Kaili, Kalee, Kaleigh (#1051), Kaley (#1233), Kalie, Kayla (#115), Kaylea, Kaylee (#61), Kaylei, Kayleigh (#326), Kayley (#1627), Kayli (#1790) and Kaylie (#551). Other forms, like Kaeleigh, are uncommon. These relations of Caleigh were popular 2 decades ago (usage of 1.78%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.8%, down 55.3%). Callie has generally been preferred by parents, though Kaylee is now the most fashionable, while forms such as Kaley have become less popular.
Caleigh is alike in pronunciation to Calee, Cali▲, Calie, Calli, Callia, Kaleah, Kalei, Kelleigh and Kyleigh. Other recommended names are Analeigh, Ansleigh, Arleigh, Ashleigh▼, Baileigh, Baleigh, Bayleigh, Bradleigh, Breigh, Bryleigh▲, Caleen, Caleena, Calen, Calesta, Calico, Calida, Calin, Calina, Callida, Calvina, Calvine, Caragh, Carleah, Carleigh, Carlein, Ceileigh, Charleigh▲, Chelseigh, Chesleigh, Dafneigh, Darceigh, Darseigh, Deneigh, Emmaleigh, Hadleigh▲, Haileigh, Haleigh▼, Harleigh, Hayleigh, Hedleigh (see Hadley), Holleigh, Joleigh, Karleigh, Kelbeigh (see Kelby), Kelseigh, Langleigh, Leigh▼, Lesleigh, Marleigh▲, Nataleigh, Nelseigh, Raileigh, Raleigh, Rawleigh, Rileigh, Selbeigh (see Selby) and Tereigh. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caleigh.See names in meaning and etymology.