Meaning:Roe deer's meadow
Raileigh is a girl’s name of English origin. It’s a variant spelling of Raleigh, which is a surname and given name meaning “roe deer’s meadow.” This Anglo-Saxon name was first recorded in Devon, England, and was borne by Sir Walter Raleigh, an explorer during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. It’s now the name of a well-known British bicycle manufacturer, as well as the capital city of North Carolina. Adding the extra “i” in Raileigh makes it sound similar to the Irish name Reilly, allowing you to potentially blend the two names if desired.
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