What does Haleigh mean?
Haleigh /ha-lei-gh/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Haleigh). Haleigh's name origin is Old English, and the meaning of the name Haleigh is "hay meadow". Haleigh is a variant transcription of Haley (Old English): variation of Hailey. Haleigh is also a variation of Hayley (Old English): place name.
How popular is Haleigh?
Haleigh is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Haleigh is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Haleigh for girls. Haleigh was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #372 in the U.S. in the year 2000, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Popular varying forms of Haleigh are Hailee (#772 last year), Hailey (#51), Haley (#265), Halie, Haylee (#400), Hayleigh, Hayley (#520) and Haylie. Variants like Haily are seldom used. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in 2003 (usage of 0.6249%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.3324%, down 46.8%), with the versions Hailee, Haleigh, Halie and Haylie becoming less stylish. Hailey (#51), Haley (#265), Haylee (#400) and Hayley (#520) are four of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Haleigh and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Haleigh▼ is alike in pronunciation to Holleigh. Other recommended similar baby names are Baleigh, Caleigh▼, Hadleigh, Harleigh, Kaleigh▼ and Raleigh. These names tend to be more commonly used than Haleigh.