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Girl Names Ending with -leigh

Leigh ending baby names and what they mean, with 41 results. -leigh names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak 8 years ago (USAGE OF 0.4%) and is somewhat less today (USAGE 0.2%, 37%), with names such as Ashleigh becoming less fashionable. The most fashionable girl names in this list are Bryleigh (#1023), Charleigh (#459), Hadleigh (#952), Harleigh (#876) and Marleigh (#940), while Bleigh (TOP 44%) and Shapleigh (51%) are familiar -leigh surnames. Here is the list of -leigh names for boys.

-leigh names

Ainsleigh - Fernleigh | Hadleigh - Shirleigh | Vannaleigh

Ainsleigh - Fernleigh

Var. of Ainsley. Root fr. Old English. "Only hermitage wood or clearing." Aynsleigh is a moderately common kid's name.


Form of Ana. From Hebrew word. "Favored grace." Analeigh has trended downward in popularity as a children's name circa 2009.

Ansley and variants

Ansleigh, Annsleigh, Annesleigh
Forms of Ansley. Based on Old English. "Hermitage field." Unique, with the unconventional -eigh suffix for Annesleigh, Annsleigh, Ansleigh, like Ainsleigh, Asheleigh.

Harley and variants

Harleigh, Arleigh1
Forms of Harley. Source fr. Old English word. "Hare meadow; rock meadow." Common. Compare Arleigh, Harleigh with popular last names Farleigh (UPPER 41%), Heigh (47%), which also end with -igh.

Root fr. Old English word. "Hare-meadow." Unisex name. Arleigh is not in the Top 2000.

Ashley and variants

Ashleigh, Asheleigh
Var. of Ashley. Derivative of Old English. "Ash meadow." Ashleigh is commonly used as a girls' name compared to Asheleigh.

Bailey and variants

Bayleigh, Baleigh, Baileigh
Var. of Bailey. From Old English word. "Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification." Adoption of Baileigh, Baleigh, etc. as children's names in 2018 was 10.6% less than a year ago.

Form of Bentley. Source fr. Old English word. "Meadow of bent grass." Uncommon, with the unusual androgynous -igh ending for Bentleigh, like Baileigh.

Var. of Bradley. Origin fr. Old English. "Broad meadow." A birth name which is only scarcely used. Gender-neutral name.


Form of Brylee. Source fr. American word. Probably an invented name of Bryana .. Adoption of Bryleigh was well-received among parents in 2015 and is almost as widespread now.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -leigh names: Analeigh, Ansleigh, Ashleigh, Baileigh, Baleigh

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -leigh names: Bayleigh, Bryleigh, Caleigh, Carleigh, Cayleigh

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -leigh names: Charleigh, Emmaleigh, Harleigh, Kaileigh, Kaleigh

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -leigh names: Karleigh, Kayleigh

Source fr. American language. Modern combination of Brynn and Ryleigh. Common, with usage of 0.015% for Bryleigh as a birth name in 2018, though lower than 0.015% a year ago.

Cayla and variants

Kayleigh1, Kaleigh1, Kaileigh1, Cayleigh1, Caleigh1, Caileigh
Forms of Cayla. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Slim and fair." Adoption of Caileigh and variants as birth names in 2018 was 53.4% less than 2008.

Kaylleigh, Kayleigh2, Kaleigh2, Kaileigh2, Kaeleigh, Cayleigh2, Caleigh2
Var. of Kaylee. Origin fr. Gaelic word. "Slender." Used widely as children's names, Kaeleigh, Caleigh, etc. are comparable to the common Karleigh.

Carly and variants

Karleigh, Carleigh1
Forms of Carly. Origin fr. Latin word. "Free man." Carleigh has been the top favorite, though Karleigh has become popular as well over time.


Form of Carla. Source fr. Old German language. "Free man." Also a boys' name. Carleigh is an unusual feminine name.

Var. of Cecilia. Source fr. Latin, Old Welsh languages. "Blind; sixth." A baby name which is little-used. See also Caileigh.


Form of Charlie. Stems fr. Old German word. "Free man." Usage of Charleigh as a girls' name in 2018 was a lot more than a decade ago. See also Carleigh.

Origin fr. Old English element. "Camp on the meadow." Cross-gender use. Chesleigh is uncommon as a girls' name.


Form of Emily. Source fr. Latin. "Rival; laborious; eager." Fairly scarce as a girls' name.

Var. of Fernley. Stems fr. Old English. "Fern meadow." Gender-neutral name. Not Top 2000 name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -leigh names for girls.

1. Ainsleigh - Fernleigh
Ainsley [Ainsleigh], Ana [Analeigh], Ansley [Ansleigh, Annsleigh, Annesleigh], Harley [Arleigh, Harleigh], Arleigh, Ashley [Ashleigh, Asheleigh], Bailey [Baleigh, Bayleigh, Baileigh], Bentley [Bentleigh], Bradley [Bradleigh], Brylee [Bryleigh], Bryleigh, Cayla [Kaleigh, Caleigh, Kayleigh, Kaileigh, Cayleigh, Caileigh], Kaylee [Kaleigh, Kayleigh, Kaileigh, Kaeleigh, Cayleigh, Kaylleigh, ..], Carly [Karleigh, Carleigh], Carla [Carleigh], Cecilia [Ceileigh], Charlie [Charleigh], Chesleigh, Emily [Emmaleigh], Fernley [Fernleigh]

Hadley [Hedleigh, Hadleigh], Hayley [Haleigh, Hayleigh, Haileigh], Haley [Haleigh], Holly [Holleigh], Jolie [Joleigh], Callie [Kaleigh], Karla [Karleigh], Kelly [Kelleigh], Kempley [Kempleigh], Kimberly [Kymberleigh, Kimberleigh], Kylie [Kyleigh], Langley [Langleigh], Leah [Leigh], Lee [Leigh], Leslie [Lesleigh], Marlee [Marleigh], Natalie [Nataleigh], Raleigh [Rawleigh, Raileigh], Riley [Rileigh], Shirley [Shirleigh]

Vanessa [Vannaleigh]

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