Kayleigh

Kayleigh - A very unique female name



  Feb 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kayleigh appeared on the charts for the first time in 1985 on position #841. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kayleigh and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kayleigh? 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 Kayleigh. The baby girl name Kayleigh was given to 1,180 baby girls in 2012, ranking #267 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,198 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kayleigh peaked in popularity 10 years ago in 2009 on position 229.



Famous with this name

Layla Kayleigh
Kayleigh Bennett
Kayleigh Cruickshank


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Kayleigh is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kayleigh is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #88 - and is the least popular in California at position #730.

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 Kayleigh is where you live.


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Kayleigh origin and meaning

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

Similar to Kayleigh

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

Kelsey / Kelsie / Kaleigh / 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
2012267
2011249
2010247
2009229
2008239
2007248
2006266
2005263
2004282
2003290
2002323
2001320
2000345
1999360
1998363
1997382
1996406
1995436
1994435
1993410
1992406
1991387
1990421
1989399
1988418
1987415
1986318
1985841

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi88
West Virginia90
South Carolina103
Louisiana106
Alabama112
New Hampshire128
Kentucky128
Tennessee144
North Carolina152
Virginia160
Arkansas171
Maryland199
Missouri205
Massachusetts210
Pennsylvania217
Ohio223
Iowa234
Georgia237
New Jersey249
Texas276
Michigan282
New York293
Indiana294
Kansas297
Florida327
Nevada346
Connecticut348
Oklahoma359
Nebraska363
Wisconsin369
Illinois373
Idaho386
Utah397
Washington401
New Mexico412
Minnesota508
Arizona515
Colorado556
Oregon669
California730

Even more about Kayleigh


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 Kayleigh 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 Kayleigh?

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
2009
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kayleigh
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,198
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1985
2012 births +1,180

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