Meaning and name origin
Karleigh \k(a)-rlei-gh, kar-leigh\ as a girl's name is of Latin, Greek and Old German origin, and the meaning of Karleigh is "free man". Karleigh is a variant of Carly (Latin): feminine of Charles. Also a variant of Karla (Greek, Old German): variant of Carla; feminine form of Karl.
Karleigh is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Karleigh and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Carly (#357), Karla (#504), Karlee (#693), Carlee (#829), Karlie (#885), Carlie (#966), Karly, Karli, Carleigh, Carli, Carley and Karley. (2014 statistics).