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6k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Leigha

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Form of Leigh or Leah
  • #3349 All Time
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How popular is the name "Leigha" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 6 6 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 10 10 0
1966 15 15 0
1967 10 10 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 29 29 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 18 18 0
1972 24 24 0
1973 14 14 0
1974 28 28 0
1975 29 29 0
1976 27 27 0
1977 37 37 0
1978 44 44 0
1979 59 59 0
1980 64 64 0
1981 65 65 0
1982 88 88 0
1983 73 73 0
1984 84 84 0
1985 83 83 0
1986 97 97 0
1987 140 140 0
1988 115 115 0
1989 145 145 0
1990 165 165 0
1991 178 178 0
1992 133 133 0
1993 142 142 0
1994 130 130 0
1995 142 142 0
1996 113 113 0
1997 125 125 0
1998 109 109 0
1999 145 145 0
2000 157 157 0
2001 154 154 0
2002 154 154 0
2003 148 148 0
2004 182 182 0
2005 174 174 0
2006 188 188 0
2007 185 185 0
2008 227 227 0
2009 250 250 0
2010 234 234 0
2011 265 265 0
2012 229 229 0
2013 180 180 0
2014 181 181 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Leigha? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,627 babies born with the name Leigha in the United States. That's more than enough Leighas to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Leigha" was in 2011 with a total of 265 babies.

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Leigha" is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 250 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Leigha popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Leigha" mean? The list below shows the origins of Leigha as well as things modernly associated with the name Leigha such as celebrities named Leigha.

American

Origin and Meaning of Leigha

The name "Leigha" is of American origin, and it means "Form of Leigh or Leah". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

G is for gracious, it shows everyday.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

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

Past life for Leigha born Oct 13, 1941

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 Southern Africa approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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