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What does Cayleigh mean?

Cayleigh \ca(y)-lei-gh\ as a name for girls. Cayleigh's name origins are Irish and Gaelic, and Cayleigh means "slim and fair; slender". Cayleigh is a variant 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.

Cayleigh has 4 more different forms via Cayla, Kaylee: Cayleen, Ceili, Kayleen and Kaylene.


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 (#unlisted) 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%, down 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Caleigh, Callie, Cayla, Caylee, Kailee, Kailey, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kalie, Kayla in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaylee, Kayleen, Kayleigh, Kaylene, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cayleigh is pronounced similarly to Kyleigh. Other suggested similar baby names are Bayleigh, Carleigh, Ceileigh and Hayleigh. Like Cayleigh, these names are not frequently used.