What does Kaleigh mean?
Kaleigh [kaleigh] as a name for girls is of Greek and Gaelic derivation, and the meaning of Kaleigh is "beautiful, lovely; slim and fair; slender". Kaleigh is a version 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.Creative forms:
(female) Kaleira, Kaleita, ..
(male) Kaleiko, Kaleine, .. Middle name pairings:
Kaleigh Livia (K.L.), ..
How popular is Kaleigh?
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. Demographics)
Kaleigh entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #399 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #1051 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Kaleigh (#1051 from recent data) listed in the Top 2000 are Kaylee (#61 from recent data), Kayla (#115), Callie (#196), Cali (#232), Kayleigh (#326), Kailey (#532), Kaylie (#551), Kallie (#695), Kailee (#812), Caylee (#840), Kaley (#1233), Caleigh (#1261), Kayley (#1627), Cayla (#1731), Kayli (#1790), Kalli (#1970), Kaylei, Caley, Kaylea, Calli, Kalei, Kaeli, Caylie, Cayley, Cayleigh, Kaileigh, Cailey, Cally, Kalee, Kaili and Kalie. Adoption of these relations of Kaleigh was at its apex in 1996 (median #1159) and is somewhat less today (#1406, ▼50%). Callie is a perennial favorite, although Kayleigh appears to be getting popular too, while forms such as Kayley are no longer trendy.
Kaleigh▼ is pronounced similarly to Kaelah, Kailagh, Kalah, Kalea, Kaleah, Kali▲, Kalia, Kelleigh and Kyleigh. Other suggested similar names are Analeigh, Ansleigh, Arleigh, Ashleigh▼, Baileigh, Baleigh, Bayleigh, Bradleigh, Breigh, Bryleigh▲, Carleigh, Ceileigh, Charleigh▲, Dafneigh, Darceigh, Darseigh, Deneigh, Emmaleigh, Hadleigh▲, Haileigh, Haleigh▼, Harleigh, Hayleigh, Hedleigh (see Hadley), Holleigh, Joleigh, Kadejah, Kalaine, Kaleen, Kaleena, Kaleesha, Kaleila, Kalen, Kalena, Kalene, Kalesta, Kalifa, Kalila, Kalilah, Kalin, Kalina, Kalisa, Kalisha, Kallita, Kaneisha, Kareima, Kareina, Karenah, Karleigh, Karlein (see Caroline), Kelbeigh (see Kelby), Kelseigh, Kempleigh (see Kempley), Langleigh, Leigh▼, Lesleigh, Marleigh▲, Nataleigh, Nelseigh, Raileigh, Raleigh, Rawleigh, Rileigh, Selbeigh (see Selby) and Tereigh. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kaleigh.See names in meaning and etymology.