Kayleigh

First Name
30k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kayleigh mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kayleigh

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English
60%
Irish
20%
African
10%
Gaelic
10%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Kayleigh means "Hope" and is of African origin.
  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Kayleigh means "A celebration or party (Irish & Scottish)" and is of Gaelic origin.
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Kayleigh means "Beautiful and pretty" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from Montana, United States says the name Kayleigh means "Kind, awesome, young, learns a lot, excellent, incredible, great friend, heart is huge." and is of English origin.
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Kayleigh means "Goddess" and is of English origin.

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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, variant of Kaylee.

Notable Persons Named Kayleigh

Kayleigh Pearson is a model. Kayleigh was given the name Kayleigh Emma Pearson on June 25th, 1985 in Bath, Somerset, England. Kayleigh is also known as Hannah May Rose.

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Kayleigh Greening is an athlete for the Caerphilly Castle Ladies F.C.

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Kayleigh Pipps is an athlete for the Caerphilly Castle Ladies F.C.

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Kayleigh Noble is an athlete for the Forfar Farmington F.C.

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Kayleigh Hines is an athlete for the Oxford United Ladies F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kayleigh

Layla Kayleigh Covino is a television presenter, actor, philanthropy, television host, actress, and philanthropist. Layla was given the name Zara Layla Kayleigh on January 26th, 1985 in London, England.

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How popular is the baby name Kayleigh in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1984 7 7 0
1985 211 211 0
1986 748 748 0
1987 537 537 0
1988 565 565 0
1989 609 609 0
1990 620 620 0
1991 658 658 0
1992 627 627 0
1993 621 621 0
1994 576 576 0
1995 598 598 0
1996 633 633 0
1997 690 690 0
1998 793 793 0
1999 818 818 0
2000 885 885 0
2001 961 961 0
2002 945 945 0
2003 1,071 1,071 0
2004 1,168 1,161 7
2005 1,233 1,233 0
2006 1,228 1,228 0
2007 1,394 1,394 0
2008 1,432 1,432 0
2009 1,445 1,445 0
2010 1,294 1,294 0
2011 1,284 1,284 0
2012 1,225 1,225 0
2013 1,130 1,130 0
2014 1,169 1,169 0
2015 1,003 1,003 0
2016 954 954 0
2017 782 782 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Kayleigh

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Popularity of Kayleigh as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kayleigh

  • What name lists does Kayleigh rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Kayleigh? Kayleigh is the 1,378th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kayleigh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,914 babies born with the first name Kayleigh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kayleigh to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kayleigh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kayleigh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kayleigh was in 2009 with a total of 1,445 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kayleigh!
  • Random Kayleigh Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kayleigh ranks 108th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 5 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Kayleigh: Your name in reverse order is Hgielyak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ageihkly. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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