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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 laughter, you spread wherever you go.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

Your name in reverse order is "Hgiel". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hileg". 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 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Leigh" is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 49 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1969. Across the entire United States a total of 1,641 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 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 their career being from 1996 to present. Leigh was born in 1977 in Melbourne, Australia.


Past life for Leigh born Jul 26, 1959

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 Russia approximately on 1650. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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