Caleigh name meaning

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Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Irish and Celtic
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Caleigh c(a)-lei-gh
Meaning: Descendant of Caollaidhe
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What does Caleigh mean?

Meaning of Caleigh is Descendant of Caollaidhe is a girl name, rooted from Celtic and Old Irish is used in English. Caleigh is variation of persistent and famed Callie. Callie is form of Calandra in English language.

Widespread Callie came from Old Greek, Germanic and Old French, meaning of Callie is "Fortress and Most Beautiful".

How do I pronounce Caleigh?

The three syllabled name Caleigh is commonly pronounced as c(a)-lei-gh.

Variants of Caleigh

Callie, Calixtus, Callistus, Callixtus, Calandra, Calee, Calistus, Calandre

How popular is the name Caleigh?

In United States, Caleigh was once a common name since emerging in 1984 it has been given to over 5250 babies. When at the peak of its usage in 1999,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 35 years.

Caleigh is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it is still in use. Caleigh is a rare baby name in Ireland where it is still in use. Also, Caleigh is a familiar name in Canada.

At least, 5000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our research.

YearRankBirths
2023240574
2022284059
2021220184
2020207388
2019196898
2018197699
20171822113
20161556143
20151257194
20141324178
View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration

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What numbers say about Caleigh?

You are the innovator, the one who organizes parties or sleepovers, and the initiator for doing unusual stuff. You have to see it before it happens and you have to believe you can do this. You are a humanitarian with a higher purpose in life. And that is to help others. You are stubborn and self-motivated. You have to think of your own purpose and reason for waking up in the morning. Travelling is your passion.

Other names similar to Caleigh, for soon-to-be-parents

  •  Gwenael - Origin of Gwenael is in Celtic and Breton, meaning of Gwenael is "Happy or Generous or Generous" and is used predominantly in Breton and French is used for boys
  •  Tahra - Used commonly in Arabic and English uncustomary, Tahra aimed at baby girls, Tahra means "Happy Women or Girl Best" is originated from Celtic
  •  Sullivan - Loved and Ever lasting unisex name Sullivan means "Súil, Fields or Hill or Black-Eyed" has its roots in Old Irish, Celtic and English is used in Irish and English
  •  Hervey - Hervey's meaning is Burning for Battle or Strong or Ardent used for boys has its origin in Celtic is used mainly in English
  •  Keirian - The Keirian is rooted from Celtic, meaning of Keirian is "Fight"

Sibling Names for Caleigh

Looking for a sibling name to match your little one named Caleigh? Look no further! Here's a list of adorable and unique names that pair perfectly with Caleigh. From traditional to modern, there's something for every family.

Names for Caleigh's sister

Brother for Caleigh

Famous people named Caleigh

  • Caleigh Peters, studio executive and former singer-songwriter
  • Caleigh Le Grand in Cold Dark Mirror as Actress
  • Actor Caleigh Flynn, famous for short The Zucchini That Ate New York vs. Tomatozilla
  • In 2005 drama, family flick, Believers Among Us, Caleigh White portrayed Katie.

Sources

  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
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