US Popularity:1233
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Slim, slender; Woodland, clearing
Sometimes you want a name that’s close to the original spelling but different enough to stand out. Kayleigh succeeds in standing out from the crowd, with similar-sounding alternatives including Kaley, Kayley, Kaylee and Kali. The name has Irish and Old English origins, ultimately translating into "slim" or “slender,” from the Irish caol,” and “woodland” or "clearing," from the Old English lēah. In the US, Kayleigh first made the baby-naming charts in the mid-1980s and, though not as favored as Kaylee, is still making it on birth certificates across the country. The suffix “leigh” has dipped in popularity over the years, which is a positive, as you can give baby a lesser-known name that will stand out.

Kayleigh Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Kayleigh is currently #1077 on The Bump
Girl:Kayleigh is currently #786 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Kayleigh is currently #1233 in U.S. births
Girl:Kayleigh is currently #631 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 102
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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