What does Cayleigh mean?
Cayleigh /cay-lei-gh/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Cayleigh's name origin is Gaelic, and Cayleigh means "slim and fair; slender". Cayleigh is a variant form, with the suffix -eigh, of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn. Cayleigh is also a variant of Kaylee (Gaelic).
Cayleigh has 35 variants: Caela, Caila, Caileigh, Cailey, Cailie, Caleigh▼, Caley, Callie▲, Caylee▼, 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 Cayleigh?
Cayleigh is an unusual first name for females. Cayleigh is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Cayleigh (outside Top 1000) are Kaylee (#52 in 2014), Kayla (#102), Callie (#186), Kayleigh (#278), Kailey (#476), Kaylie (#517), Caylee (#676), Kailee (#859), Kaleigh (#902), Kaylene, Kayley, Kayli, Kalie, Cayla, Kaley, Caleigh and Kayleen. Usage of these girl names reached its apex in the year 1999 (usage of 0.4558%) and is now much less (usage 0.2913%, ▼36.1%), with forms such as Caylee, Kaleigh, Kailee, Caleigh and Kayley falling out of style. The more fashionable girl names in this compilation are Callie (#186), Kaylee (#52), Kayleigh (#278), Kayla (#102) and Kailey (#476), and there is a rebound in birth name popularity for Callie. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Cayleigh and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)