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First Name
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010

Leigha

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How popular is the baby 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 182 182 0
2014 182 182 0
2015 162 162 0

Fun Facts about the name Leigha

  • How many people with the first name Leigha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,792 babies born with the first name Leigha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Leigha to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Leigha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Leigha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Leigha is Wednesday, January 12th, 1916.
  • What year had the most people named Leigha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Leigha was in 2011 with a total of 265 babies.
  • Random Leigha Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Leigha is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Leigha: Your name in reverse order is Ahgiel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Igahle. How do you pronounce that?
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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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Leigha

Leigha Hagood
Leigha Carducci
Leigha Smith
Leigha Butler
Leigha Caron
Leigha Fleming
Leigha Hagan
Leigha Lake

What does the name Leigha mean?

Lis for little, the little things you do.

Eis for enrich, a quality you share.

Iis for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

Gis for generous, your giving nature.

His for handy, the helpful you.

Ais for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Past life for Leigha born Aug 11, 1940

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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 Yukon approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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