What does Caleigh mean?
Caleigh /ca-lei-gh/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Caleigh's name origin is Gaelic, 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.more]
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 popularity of Caleigh for girls. Caleigh was first listed in 1998 and reached its top position of #703 in the U.S. in the year 1999, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Prominent alternative forms of Caleigh are Callie (#186 last year), Cayla, Caylee (#676), Kailee (#859), Kailey (#476), Kaleigh (#902), Kaley, Kalie, Kayla (#102), Kaylee (#52), Kayleen, Kayleigh (#278), Kaylene, Kayley, Kayli and Kaylie (#517). Forms like Kaylei are uncommon. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 1999 (usage of 0.4558%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.2913%, down 36.1%), with forms like Caleigh, Caylee, Kailee, Kaleigh and Kayley becoming somewhat outmoded. The most trendy girl names among these are Callie (#186), Kailey (#476), Kayla (#102), Kaylee (#52) and Kayleigh (#278), with Callie undergoing a resurgence in popularity. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Caleigh and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)