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What does Karleigh mean?

Karleigh Pronunciation of Karleigh [kar-leigh] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and Karleigh means "free man". Karleigh is a variant form of Carly (Latin): feminine of Charles. Karleigh is also a variant of Karla (Greek, Old German).


Karleigh has 15 variants: Carlee, Carleigh, Carley, Carli, Carlie, Carlye, Karlah, Karlee, Karley, Karli, Karlie, Karlla, Karly, Karlye and Karrla.

4 more related forms via Carly, Karla: Karlene, Karlesha, Karline and Karlita.

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Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Karleigh?

Karleigh is an uncommon given name for women. Karleigh is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Karleigh entered the list in 1995 and reached its highest position of #1053 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #1096 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karleigh name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Karleigh outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Karleigh (#1096 from current records) are Carly (#389 from current records), Karla (#510), Karlee (#701), Carlee (#768), Karlie (#815), Carlie (#1047), Carleigh (#1095), Carley (#1106), Karli (#1292), Karley (#1320), Karly (#1348), Carli (#1521) and Karlene. These relations of Karleigh were favored as baby names in the year 1996 (adoption of 0.39%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.19%, 53%), with forms such as Carley falling out of fashion. Carlee, Karlie and Karlee are three of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karleigh, Carlee, Carleigh, Carley, Carli in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carlie, Carly, Karla, Karlee, Karlene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karley, Karli, Karlie, Karly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Karleigh is pronounced similarly to Carleah. Other suggested similar names are Analeigh, Ansleigh, Arleigh, Ashleigh, Baileigh, Baleigh, Bayleigh, Bradleigh, Breigh, Bryleigh, Caileigh, Caleigh, Carlein, Cayleigh, Ceileigh, Charleigh, Dafneigh, Darceigh, Darseigh, Dorseigh (see Dorsey), Fernleigh, Hadleigh, Haileigh, Haleigh, Harleigh, Hayleigh, Hedleigh (see Hadley), Holleigh, Joleigh, Kaeleigh, Kahlei, Kailagh, Kaileigh, Kaleah, Kalei, Kaleigh, Kaleila, Kareemah, Kareima, Kareina, Karenah, Karleen, Karlein (see Caroline), Karlen, Karlena, Karletta, Karlicka, Karlika (see Charlotte), Karlin, Karlina, Kaylei, Kayleigh, Kaylleigh, Kelbeigh (see Kelby), Kelleigh, Kelseigh, Kempleigh (see Kempley), Kyleigh, Langleigh, Lesleigh, Marleah, Marleigh, Marleina, Nataleigh, Raileigh, Raleigh, Rawleigh, Rileigh, Shirleigh, Tereigh and Terreigh (see Terry). These names tend to be more commonly used than Karleigh.

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