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What does Burleigh mean?

Burleigh Pronunciation of Burleigh as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Burleigh is "meadow with knotty-trunk trees". Place name.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, meadow, trees


VARIANTS Burley, Burlie, Byrleigh, Byrley



Burleigh Mathias (B.M.), ..

How popular is Burleigh?

Burleigh is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#10046 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Burleigh entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #1568 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other prominent variation form of Burleigh is Burley. These forms of Burleigh were popular with parents 138 years ago (MEDIAN #1342).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Burleigh, Burley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Burleigh and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Ackleigh, Ansleigh, Arleigh, Ashleigh, Atleigh, Attleigh, Baileigh, Beverleigh, Bligh, Bosleigh (see Bosley), Bradleigh, Brauleigh, Brawleigh (see Brawley), Brinleigh, Bromleigh, Burgh, Burle, Burlin, Carleigh, Dunleigh (see Dunley), Dunnleigh (see Dunley), Fairleigh, Farleigh, Farnleigh (see Farnley), Farrleigh (see Farley), Fernleigh, Hadleigh, Hagleigh (see Hagley), Haleigh, Hanleigh, Harleigh, Hartleigh, Hawleigh, Hayleigh, Henleigh, Horsleigh (see Horsley), Huntleigh, Hurleigh, Huxleigh, Kenleigh, Linleigh, Manleigh, Marleigh, Morleigh, Oakleigh, Penleigh, Radleigh, Raleigh, Rawleigh, Redleigh, Ridleigh, Ripleigh, Risleigh (see Risley), Rowleigh, Ryleigh, Sulleigh, Wadleigh, Wardleigh (see Wardley) and Yardleigh. These names tend to be more commonly used than Burleigh.

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