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What does Bayleigh mean?

Bayleigh Pronunciation of Bayleigh as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the name Bayleigh means "berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification". Bayleigh is a version of Bailey (Old English): occupational name.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, berry (tree)


VARIANTS Bayly, Baylie, Bayley, Baylee, Bayla, Bali, Baleigh, Baily, Bailly, Baillie, Bailley, Bailie, Baileigh, Bailei, Bailee



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How popular is Bayleigh?

Bayleigh is an uncommon first name for women. Bayleigh is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Bayleigh was first listed in 1996 and reached its highest rank of #942 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #1318 presently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Bailey (#133 FROM RECENT DATA), Baylee (#572), Bailee (#627), Baileigh, Bailie, Baily, Baleigh, Bayley and Baylie are the prominent varying forms of Bayleigh (#1318). Other forms, like Bayla, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Bayleigh reached its highest in the year 1998 (AVERAGE #1168) and is now significantly lower (#1465, 53.8% LESS USAGE), with the version Baylie becoming somewhat dated. Bailey has been the recurring favorite, although Bailee seems to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bayleigh, Bailee, Baileigh, Bailey, Bailie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Baily, Baleigh, Baylee, Bayley, Baylie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Analeigh, Ansleigh, Arleigh, Ashleigh, Beileag (see Elizabeth), Bentleigh, Bradleigh, Breigh, Bryleigh, Caileigh, Caleigh, Carleigh, Cayleigh, Ceileigh, Charleigh, Dafneigh, Darceigh, Darseigh, Hadleigh, Haileigh, Haleigh, Harleigh, Hayleigh, Hedleigh (see Hadley), Holleigh, Joleigh, Kaeleigh, Kaileigh, Kaleigh, Karleigh, Kaylei, Kayleigh, Kaylleigh, Kelleigh, Kyleigh, Langleigh, Lesleigh, Marleigh, Nataleigh, Raileigh, Raleigh, Rawleigh, Rayleine (see Raina) and Rileigh. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bayleigh.

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