Meaning and name origin
Kaleigh \k(a)-lei-gh\ as a girl's name is of Greek, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kaleigh is "beautiful, lovely; slim and fair; slender". Kaleigh is a variant of Callie (Greek): from Greek "kallos" which this name may have first developed as a nickname for the Greek-derived Calpurnia and Calandra. Also a variant of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn. Kaleigh is also used as a variant of Kaylee (Gaelic).
Kaleigh▼ has 51 variant forms: Caela, Cahlie, Caila, Caileigh, Cailey, Cailie, Calee, Caleigh▼, Caley, Cali▲, Calie, Callee, Calley, Calli, Cally, Caylee▼, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Kaelee, Kaeleigh, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kaelie, Kahlei, Kahley, Kailee▼, Kaileigh, Kailey▼, Kaili, Kailie, Kalee, Kalei, Kaley▼, Kalie, Kallee, Kalley, Kalli, Kallie▲, Kally, Kaly, Kayla▲, Kaylea, Kaylei, Kayleigh▲, Kayley▼, Kayli▼, Kaylie▲, Kaylleigh, Kaylley.
Kaleigh is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3712 out of 4276, Top 87%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kaleigh for girls. Kaleigh reached its highest rank of #399 in the U.S. in 2001. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kaleigh and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kaylee (#52), Kayla (#102), Callie (#186), Cali (#201), Kayleigh (#278), Kailey (#476), Kaylie (#517), Kallie (#643), Caylee (#676), Kailee (#859), Kaleigh (#902), Kayli, Calli, Kayley, Cayla, Kaley, Caleigh and Kalie. (2014 statistics).
Kaleigh▼ is also pronounced similarly to Kaleah, Kelleigh and Kyleigh▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Baleigh, Haleigh▼, Karleigh and Raleigh. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kaleigh.