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Oakleigh is a delightful classic baby name. Known for its gender-neutral use, Oakleigh underwent a revival as a given name in the 21st century. The name also has a prominent place in landmark popular culture. Oakleigh is the name of a historic neighborhood in London, and Oakleigh Potts Point is a landmark in Sydney, New South Wales. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Oakleigh:

English: Oak tree meadow

Origin of the name Oakleigh:

Oakleigh is an alternative spelling of the name Oakley. The name Oakley combined the Old English elements āc (meaning “oak tree”) and leah (meaning “field,” “meadow,” or “clearing”).

Symbolism of the name Oakleigh:

Oakleigh is a variation of the name Oakley (meaning “oak tree meadow” or “oak grove”). Throughout English history, the oak tree has represented steadfastness and strength. The symbol of the oak tree is the acorn.

Style of the name Oakleigh:


Gender of the name Oakleigh:

Oakleigh is a unisex baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Oakleigh:


Number of syllables in the name Oakleigh:


Emotion evoked from the name Oakleigh:

The name Oakleigh evokes feelings of sturdiness and stability.

Alternative spellings for the name Oakleigh:

Nicknames for the name Oakleigh:

  • Oak
  • Oke
  • Lei
  • Leigh
  • Lee 

Popularity of the name Oakleigh:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Oakleigh was the 609th most popular baby name for girls in 2021.

Related names for the name Oakleigh:

  • Orlaith
  • Orlagh
  • Odeth
  • Orpah
  • Oprah
  • Orah
  • Obadiah
  • Oonagh
  • Oraleigh

Great middle names for Oakleigh and their meanings:

  • August (great, magnificent, venerable, exalted)
  • Braven (bold, courageous)
  • Brooke (freshwater stream)
  • Edwyn (rich friend)
  • Jael (ibex)
  • Jordyn (downward flowing, descent)
  • Lesley (garden of holly)
  • Meryl (bright sea)
  • Milo (soldier, merciful)
  • Nava (beautiful, pretty, pleasant, melody)
  • Rene (reborn)
  • Shaw (thicket)
  • Thora (thunder)
  • Zev (wolf)

Famous people with the name Oakleigh:

Oakleigh in popular culture:

  • Oakleigh (mansion in Holly Springs, Mississippi)
  • Oakleigh (neighborhood in London, United Kingdom)
  • Oakleigh Potts Point (landmark in Sydney, New South Wales)
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