Kayleigh - Meaning Of Kayleigh, What Does Kayleigh Mean?

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Kayleigh Meaning


What does Kayleigh mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Kayleigh is of English origin.

The meaning of Kayleigh is "modern invented name".  

It is also of Irish origin, where its meaning is "descendant of Caolladhe, slender" and Hebrew origin, where its meaning is "crown of laurels".

Kayleigh is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 8 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Kay-leigh.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 278  in baby name popularity for girls with 1160 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Kayleigh Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kayleigh has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kayleigh to other names.

Kayleigh is a form of the name Kayla.

Kayleigh is a variant spelling of Kayley.

The name Kayley is of recent origin and uncertain derivation. It is possibly a form of the Hebrew name Kayla. It may have also been derived from the Irish Gaelic name O Caollaidhe meaning "descendant of Gaolladhe", a personal name drawn from the element caol, meaning slender.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kayleigh in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Kayleigh in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kayleigh in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Kayleigh Numerology page.

Kayleigh Numerology
Kayleigh in Hieroglyhics
Kayleigh in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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