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Popularity
45k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Leigh

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Field
  • #1032 All Time
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How popular is the name "Leigh" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1882505
1885707
1886808
1887606
1888707
1891505
1892909
1894808
1895808
1896707
1897808
1899505
1906505
1907606
1908505
1910606
1911909
191227918
191317017
191420515
191537631
191626521
1917421032
191838731
191948741
192042933
1921431132
192238929
1923531241
1924551342
192546937
1926491336
1927511041
192855649
192940931
1930481335
1931521735
1932391029
193330822
193446937
193554945
193663954
1937691257
1938772354
1939601842
1940932865
1941953560
19421205169
19431123577
19441094663
19451527478
194621012585
1947219114105
194821512293
1949267163104
195024916980
195126718483
1952291189102
1953344241103
195441832197
1955586460126
195671161398
195770061684
195870962089
195975267280
196085077179
196192384182
196296889276
19631,05798176
19641,1261,04977
196593087060
19661,04397271
19671,4321,34488
19681,5091,42782
19691,6411,56477
19701,5711,48487
19711,4981,42474
19721,2711,21160
19731,1261,07848
19741,2621,22537
19751,1221,06557
197698493054
19771,01595362
197897191655
19791,1921,12666
19801,2401,17763
19811,1781,09979
19821,03795879
198392486559
198494788364
198583177358
198676971851
198772366855
198875771443
198964360340
199055052228
199147844533
199244642323
199338337112
199430128714
199524623016
199623021911
199720519114
19981551469
199916115011
200013712314
200112711611
200291838
200389836
200480737
200569636
200663630
200752457
200862575
200965605
201057498
201144440
201244386
201348480
201463558

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 1967 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Leigh" ranks #89 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 75 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1967. Across the entire United States a total of 1,432 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 little, the little things you do.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

G is for genial, a pleasing personality.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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 west? 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 his career being from 1996 to present. Leigh was born in 1977 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Past life for Leigh born Dec 23, 1982

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Canada approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Name poster for Leigh

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