Kaleigh

Kaleigh - A very unique female name



  Dec 09,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kaleigh appeared on the charts for the first time in 1985 on position #1557. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kaleigh and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kaleigh? 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 Kaleigh. The baby girl name Kaleigh was given to 285 baby girls in 2012, ranking #801 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,959 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kaleigh peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 2001 on position 396.



Famous with this name

Kaleigh Ryan
Kaleigh Baugh
Kaleigh Rivera


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Kaleigh is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kaleigh is currently topping the baby name charts in Delaware at position #202 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,575.

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 Kaleigh is where you live.


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Kaleigh origin and meaning

Kaleigh is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Kaleigh, pop culture references for the name Kaleigh and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kaleigh

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

Kelsey / Kayleigh / Kelsie / Kyleigh / Kelsi / Kelsea / Kelis / Kelcie / Kelsy / Kelci /

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
2012801
2011682
2010574
2009613
2008577
2007543
2006487
2005453
2004467
2003452
2002433
2001396
2000416
1999422
1998417
1997457
1996481
1995478
1994478
1993521
1992433
1991531
1990535
1989632
1988606
1987667
1986670
19851557

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Delaware202
Mississippi288
South Carolina321
Louisiana342
Tennessee383
North Carolina401
Arkansas415
Virginia435
Alabama445
Oklahoma485
Massachusetts539
Georgia547
Kentucky596
Indiana749
Missouri764
Illinois786
Texas905
Florida907
Pennsylvania943
Michigan1010
Ohio1050
New York1538
California1575

Even more about Kaleigh


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 Kaleigh 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 Kaleigh?

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
2001
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kaleigh
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,959
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1985
2012 births +285

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