Meaning:Courageous; rye clearing
Rileigh is a feminine name of Irish and English origin, meaning “courageous” or “rye clearing.” It is derived from the surname O’Reilly which itself came from the Gaelic word raghalach, translating to “valiant.” In Old English, this surname comes from rye and leah, meaning “rye meadow,” and was used to denote someone who lived near a rye field. The surname O’Reilly has given rise to many beautiful first names, including Riley, Rylee, and of course, Rileigh offering a range of charming choices for naming baby.
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