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The baby name Kayleigh has a sweet and modern disposition. This name has a variety of spelling alternatives, however, with the original being Kaylee. Currently, this variation is a top 500 name on the Social Security Popularity Index.

Meaning of the name Kayleigh:

American: who is like God?

Origin of the name Kayleigh:

Kayleigh is an alternative spelling to the baby name Kaylee. It originally began as a more modern version of the name Kay. The suffix “-lee” was added to the end of it.

Symbolism of the name Kayleigh:

The baby name Kayleigh still holds the same meaning as the name Kay. This was a short form of the baby name Katherine.

Baby name: Kayleigh

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Gender of the name Kayleigh:

Kayleigh is an attractive female name.

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Emotion evoked from the name Kayleigh:

Kayleigh is a simple name, giving it a sweet disposition. It has a natural and wholesome feel too.

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Popularity of the name Kayleigh:

Kayleigh became a top name on the Social Security Index in 1985 at number 794. The highest the name ranked was from 2003 to 2014 when it was a top 300 name. Currently, it is a top 500 name, ranking at number 439.

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Great middle names for Kayleigh and their meanings:

  • Shea (admirable)
  • Avalyn (beautiful bird)
  • Celine (heaven)
  • Fawn (young deer)
  • Matilda (battle-mighty)
  • Lucy (light)

Famous people with the name Kayleigh:

  • Kayleigh Pearson (professional model)
  • Kayleigh McEnany (political commentator)
  • Kayleigh Morris (reality TV star, “Big Brother”)
  • Kayleigh O'Reilly (Miss Northern Ireland from 2009)
  • Kayleigh Green (soccer player)
  • Kayleigh Severn (reality TV star, “Bad Girls Club”)
  • Kayleigh Goldsworthy (singer from The Scarlet Ending band)

Kayleighs in popular culture:

  • Kayleigh Miller (character from “The Butterfly Effect”)
  • Kayleigh Morton (character from “Coronation Street”)
  • Kayleigh Gibbs (character from “Emmerdale”)
  • Kayleigh Kitson (character from “Peter Kay's Car Share”)