Kyleigh is a fun and youthful name for girls. It has multicultural origins, dating back to the ancient Aborigines, the Gaelic people, or modern American parents. No matter the origins, Kyleigh is now a top 900 option for girls.

Meaning of the name Kyleigh:

Nyungar: boomerang
Scottish: narrow channel, narrow strait

Origin of the name Kyleigh:

The baby name Kyleigh is an alternative spelling of Kylie. Kylie first originated in Australia, coming from the Aboriginal language. Kylie Tennant helped bring the baby name and its spelling variations, including Kyleigh, to popularity in the mid-twentieth century. Some individuals believe that Kyleigh is the feminine alternative of Kyle, which began as a Scottish surname.

Symbolism of the name Kyleigh:

The baby name Kyleigh has the same meaning as Kylie. Kylie was an ancient Aboriginal word in the Nyungar language. It translates directly to “boomerang.” Some individuals think that Kyleigh is the feminine alternative to Kyle. Kyle was a surname in Scotland that came from the Gaelic word “caol.” “Caol” translates to “narrow,” “channel,” or “strait.”

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Gender of the name Kyleigh:

Kyleigh is a youthful name for girls.

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Emotion evoked from the name Kyleigh:

Kyleigh is an informal and fun-spirited name for girls. It is simple and modern.

Alternative spellings for the name Kyleigh:

Nicknames for the name Kyleigh:

  • Ky
  • KK
  • Kiki
  • Leigh
  • Lele
  • Kai 
  • Kye 
  • Kiwi

Popularity of the name Kyleigh:

Kyleigh became a top 1,000 baby name for girls for the first time in America in 1995. It was first number 972 on the Social Security Popularity Index. As of 2020, Kyleigh is still a top 900 option. More specifically, Kyleigh is at rank 836 for girls.

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Great middle names for Kyleigh and their meanings:

  • Monroe (mouth of the Rotha River)
  • Simone (hear, listen)
  • Reagan (little ruler, little king)
  • Raye (ewe, innocent)
  • Jo (God is gracious)
  • Mae (goddess of the spring, precious pearl, bitter)
  • Rose (rose, a flower)
  • Renee (born again, reborn)

Famous people with the name Kyleigh:

  • Kyleigh Colchico (professional dancer, reality TV star, “Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition”)

Kyleighs in popular culture:

There are no fictional characters with the baby name Kyleigh.