Kayleigh name meaning

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Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Irish, Hebrew and Celtic
Usage: English
Pronunciation: kay-lee
Meaning: Combination of Kay and Leigh, Keeper of the Keys, Descendant of Caollaidhe, Slim and Fair and Slender
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What does Kayleigh mean?

Preeminent Kayleigh is used primarily in English, Kayleigh means "Combination of Kay and Leigh, Keeper of the Keys, Descendant of Caollaidhe, Slim and Fair or Slender" is a unisex name is originated from Hebrew, Celtic and Old Irish.

Kayleigh is version of admired Kaila. Kaila is version of widely accepted Kayley. Kaila is abridged form of Kelila. Kaila is a spelling variation of Kayla. Prevalent Kaila is originated from Old Irish, Hebrew and Celtic is prevalently used in Hindi, Marathi and English, Kaila means "Laurel and Modern Variant of Katherine".

Kayleigh is a form of renowned and evergreen Kyle. Famous Kyle is originated from Old Irish and Celtic, Kyle means "Narrow and A Wood". Kayleigh is another transcription of Kayley. Kayley is a form of popular Kaila.

Also Kayley is variant form of lofty Kayleigh. Kayley is also variation of Ó Caollaidhe Meaning Descendant of Caolladhe. Of Old Irish and Hebrew origin, Widely Accepted Kayley, Kayley means "Pure and Keeper of the Keys".

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How do I pronounce Kayleigh?

The most common way to pronounce three syllabled Kayleigh is kay-lee. Some people pronounce it as ka(y)-lei-gh.

Variants of Kayleigh

Kayley, Kyle, Kaila, Cyle, Kylealexander, Kaela, Kayli

Names that rhyme with Kayleigh

How popular is the name Kayleigh?

Kayleigh was a popular name in United States. Over 30601 babies have been named Kayleigh since 1984. When at its peak in 2009, 1445 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 229th position.

However after 36 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names 33 times Also, Kayleigh was a popular name in England and Wales.

Over 10538 babies have been named Kayleigh since 1996. At the peak of its usage in 1997, 1206 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 50th position. But after 23 years, the name has lost its appeal a bit and is now ranking low.

Moreover, the name has been to the top 50 baby names 1 times

Kayleigh was a common name in Ireland. Over 2161 babies have been named Kayleigh since 1985. When at the peak of its usage in 1997,.

However after 35 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Kayleigh is a unique baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 300 names.

In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 291 on girl names chart when 46 babies were named Kayleigh. Over 185 people have been named Kayleigh in Netherlands. Also, in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 300 names.

In 1998, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 279 on girl names chart when 37 babies were named Kayleigh. Over 296 people have been named Kayleigh in Belgium.

But Kayleigh is a popular baby name in England where every 1 in 3000 have the name.

At least, 40000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our research.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
202300631466
202200528588
202100421745
202000436699
201900488643
201800451702
201700394793
201600350954
2015003231007
2014002781172
View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration

Facts

Kayleigh in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands552786436
Sweden553518
Norway55517
Denmark50120

What numbers say about Kayleigh?

Encourage people to do the right thing. Spread your knowledge and words of wisdom. Planning is what keeps your mind in shape. You are interested in learning new and exciting things. You believe that nothing is impossible until your heart beats. You doubt everything you hear or see because you like to know the core of things before you accept their representation. Stress hates your guts. Use your influence and attractiveness to ‘force' people to do the right thing when necessary.

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  •  Rooni - Used majorly in Bengali and Malayalam, Rooni means "Gods Obligation or Gift". It is rooted from Celtic is used for both boys and girls
  •  Belenus - Meaning of Belenus is Shining One is used as a baby boy name which is rooted from Celtic is specifically used in Latinized
  •  Armida - Armida's meaning is The Appropriate One or Armed is used majorly in Norwegian, Danish and Finnish. Its origin is in Latin, Celtic and Literary is used as a girl name
  •  Kylien - The Kylien means "Quarrelsome or Gaillard" is originated from Celtic

Famous people named Kayleigh

  • Kayleigh Pearson, English model

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
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank, https://statbel.fgov.be/en/themes/population/family-names-and-first-names/first-names-boys-and-girls
  6. Sociale Verzekeringsbank, https://www.svb.nl/nl/kindernamen/
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