Meaning and name origin
Kayleigh \ka(y)-lei-gh\ as a girl's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kayleigh is "slim and fair; slender". Kayleigh is a variant of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn. Also a variant of Kaylee (Gaelic): from Caollaidhe. See also Ceilidh.
Kayleigh▲ has 35 variant forms: Caela, Caila, Caileigh, Cailey, Cailie, Caleigh▼, Caley, Callie▲, Caylee▼, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Kaelee, Kaeleigh, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kaelie, Kailee▼, Kaileigh, Kailey▼, Kaili, Kailie, Kalee, Kaleigh▼, Kaley▼, Kalie, Kayla▲, Kaylea, Kaylei, Kayley▼, Kayli▼, Kaylie▲, Kaylleigh, Kaylley.
Kayleigh is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2485 out of 4276, Top 58%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kayleigh for girls. Kayleigh reached its highest rank of #229 in the U.S. in 2009. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kayleigh and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kaylee (#52), Kayla (#102), Callie (#186), Kayleigh (#278), Kailey (#476), Kaylie (#517), Caylee (#676), Kailee (#859), Kaleigh (#902), Kayli, Kayley, Kaley, Cayla, Caleigh and Kalie. (2014 statistics).