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Gender: Neutral. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 5 (Ranked #5179).

What does the name "Leigh" mean?

Leigh (English): Field

The name "Leigh" is of English origin and it means "Field". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 61 other names that are similar to this one.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

G is for grand, the life you will live.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

Your name in reverse order is "Hgiel". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eihgl". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Leigh" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Leigh? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,784 babies born with the name Leigh in the United States. That's more than enough Leighs to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1882 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Leigh" was in 1969 with a total of 1,564 babies. (That's a lot of baby Leighs)

According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Leigh" is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of 1,192 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Leigh popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Leigh in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Leigh

Leigh Whannell

Leigh Whannell is an actor, screenwriter, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to present. Leigh was born in 1977 in Melbourne, Australia.


Past life for Leigh born Jan 13, 1953

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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