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Haleigh is a unique spelling variation of the baby name Hayley. It is not as popular as the original but still offers a modern feel. As of 2021, Haleigh is only a top 5,400 option in America at rank 5,336.

Meaning of the name Haleigh:

English: hay clearing

Origin of the name Haleigh:

Haleigh is a spelling variation of Hayley, the more popular version. Hayley was originally a surname in England. It represented families from a town called Hayley. It comes from two Old English words, “heg” and “leah.” Hayley and its spelling variations, including Haleigh, became popular as first names in the mid-twentieth century because of Hayley Mills.

Symbolism of the name Haleigh:

The baby name Haleigh has the same meaning as Hayley, the original spelling. It comes from two Old English words, “heg” and “leah.” “Heg” translates to “hay,” and “leah” means “clearing.”

Style of the name Haleigh:

Traditional as a surname, modern as a first name

Gender of the name Haleigh:

Haleigh is a youthful name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Haleigh:


Number of syllables in the name Haleigh:


Emotion evoked from the name Haleigh:

Haleigh feels modern and youthful. It is an upbeat and simple option for girls.

Alternative spellings for the name Haleigh:

Nicknames for the name Haleigh:

  • Leigh
  • Hay
  • Hay Hay
  • Halez
  • Halo 
  • Hal 
  • Halz

Popularity of the name Haleigh:

Haleigh was first a top 1,000 baby name in 1990 at rank 963. It remained on the top 1,000 list until 2013 when it was number 930. Haleigh ranked highest in 2000 at number 372. As of 2021, Haleigh is on the top 5,400 list at rank 5,336.

Related names for the name Haleigh:

Great middle names for Haleigh and their meanings:

  • Belle (beautiful)
  • Faye (loyalty, belief)
  • Sophia (wisdom, divine wisdom)
  • Quinn (descendant of Conn)
  • Fiona (fair, pale, white)
  • Emilia (to rival, to excel)
  • Madelyn (high tower, woman from Magdala)
  • Madison (son of Matthew)

Famous people with the name Haleigh:

  • Haleigh Stidham (Miss Alabama from 2006)
  • Haleigh Broucher (reality TV star, “Survivor”)
  • Haleigh Hekking (Instagram star)
  • Haleigh Hampton-Carvalho (reality TV star, “My Giant Life”)
  • Haleigh Booth (TikTok star)
  • Haleigh Safran (producer)

Haleighs in popular culture:

There are no fictional characters with the name Haleigh.

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