Meaning of Leigh
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Leigh has the following meaning:
English variation of Lee. This variant lends feminity to the otherwise masculine Lee. Previously used as surname, as in Vivien Leigh.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.
As a baby girl name, Leigh is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Leigh in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Leigh is pronounced as lay
The following names are baby names related to Leigh and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Leigh: Boys - Bedford
, Girls - Aleta
, Both genders - Bailey
Popular Variants for the name Leigh: Lei
Common nicknames for the name Leigh are: Lee
We think the name Leigh should fall under the following style category: For Both Genders
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Leigh to be: An ambitious, wealthy and sophisticated career woman
In one word, you might describe Leigh as a(n) "ambitious
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