What does Kaleigh mean?
Kaleigh \k(a)-lei-gh\ as a name for girls is of Greek, Irish and Gaelic derivation, and the meaning of Kaleigh is "beautiful, lovely; slim and fair; slender". Kaleigh is a derivative of Callie (Greek). Kaleigh is also a variant of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic). Kaleigh is also used as a form of Kaylee (Gaelic).
Kaleigh▼ has 51 variants: 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 and Kaylley.
Kaleigh is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3712 out of 4276, Top 87%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Kaleigh for girls. Kaleigh entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #399 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #902 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Kaleigh and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Kaleigh (#902 last year) listed in the Top 1000 are Kaylee (#52 last year), Kayla (#102), Callie (#186), Cali (#201), Kayleigh (#278), Kailey (#476), Kaylie (#517), Kallie (#643), Caylee (#676), Kailee (#859), Kaylene, Kayley, Kayli, Kalie, Cayla, Kaley, Caleigh and Kayleen. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex in 1999 (usage of 0.4342%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.3215%, down 26%), with versions such as Caylee, Kaleigh, Kailee, Caleigh and Kayley falling out of fashion. The trendier birth names in this list are Cali (#201), Kallie (#643), Callie (#186), Kaylee (#52) and Kayleigh (#278), and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for Callie. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Kaleigh▼ is pronounced similarly to Kaleah, Kelleigh and Kyleigh. Other suggested similar baby names are Baleigh, Haleigh▼, Karleigh and Raleigh. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kaleigh.