What does Caleigh mean?
Caleigh /ca-lei-gh/ 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.Kreatif forms: Cliogh, Coleigh, Cyleigh. [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 from recent data), Cayla, Caylee (#676), Kailee (#859), Kailey (#476), Kaleigh (#902), Kaley, Kalie, Kayla (#102), Kaylee (#52), Kayleigh (#278), Kayley, Kayli and Kaylie (#517). Other forms, like Kaeli, are uncommon. These relations of Caleigh were popular in the year 1999 (usage of 0.5165%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.3301%, down 36.1%). Kayla has generally been preferred by parents, though Kaylee is now the most fashionable, while forms such as Caleigh, Caylee, Kailee, Kaleigh and Kayley have become less popular. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Caleigh and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)