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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Neutral. Ranked #1032 most popular

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 luster, your shine.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

G is for gentle, the nurturing side of you.

H is for hug, give one today!

Your name in reverse order is "Hgiel". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ielhg". 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.

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 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Leigh" is not a popular baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1958. Across the entire United States a total of only 709 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 east? 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 Oct 19, 1957

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 Western Australia approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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