Ashleigh

Ashleigh - A very unique female name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ashleigh appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #1733. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ashleigh and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ashleigh? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ashleigh. The baby girl name Ashleigh was given to 111 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1394 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 12,732 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ashleigh peaked in popularity 28 years ago in 1991 on position 176.



Famous with this name

Ashleigh Ball
Ashleigh Murray
Ashleigh Craig


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Ashleigh is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ashleigh is currently topping the baby name charts in Colorado at position #586 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,043.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ashleigh is where you live.


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Ashleigh origin and meaning

Ashleigh is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Ashleigh, pop culture references for the name Ashleigh and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ashleigh

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ashleigh, sorted by popularity.

Ashliegh / Ageliki /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121394
20111068
20101143
2009972
2008915
2007763
2006677
2005511
2004419
2003357
2002275
2001337
2000337
1999344
1998288
1997264
1996237
1995239
1994205
1993188
1992197
1991176
1990179
1989200
1988199
1987200
1986207
1985204
1984251
1983251
1982417
1981400
1980614
1979820
1978900
1977983
19761421
19751617
19742672
19732646
19722598
19711733

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Colorado586
Arkansas625
Michigan639
Georgia762
Virginia813
Wisconsin909
North Carolina969
Indiana1018
New York1390
Texas1411
Pennsylvania1414
Florida2021
California2043

Even more about Ashleigh


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ashleigh a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ashleigh?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1991
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ashleigh
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 12,732
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1971
2012 births +111

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