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Kayleigh

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Meaning and origin
Kayleigh is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Slender`.


Where is it used?
The name Kayleigh is mainly used in English (Modern).

How do they say it elsewhere?
Kayley (In English and in Irish)
Kaylyn (In English)


See also
In English and in Irish: Keeley
In English (Modern): Kayly
In English (Modern): Kayleah
In English (Modern): Keeleigh
In English (Modern): Keely
In English (Modern): Keighley
In English (Modern): Kaleigh
In English (Modern): Kaelea
In English (Modern): Cayley
In English (Modern): Kaelee
In English (Modern): Kailee
In English: Caelie
In English: Caleigh
In English: Caileigh
In English: Kaylie
In English: Kaley
In English: Kaylee
In English: Kayleen
In English: Kailey


What Kayleigh`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    Ehhh. People always say it's a pretty name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Teachers and others trip over your name ALL THE TIME
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    I'd live, I guess. My name's a little girly, and I'm not the girly type.
    Extra information:
    Song called Kayleigh. Very interesting.
  2. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    unique, i only know one other person with the spelling Kayleigh
    The worst thing about the name:
    people say and speel it wrong all of the time
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    idk...my name wouldnt be KayLeigh :(
    Extra information:
    its my name...therefor, its AWESOME!!! :)
  3. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    its funny when stupid koreans say it lol
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing!! I AM AWESOMEEE!!!!!!!!!
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    IDK
    Extra information:
    I RULE
  4. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    It can be shortened and the I dotted with a heart. Its different and the guys think its sexy
    The worst thing about the name:
    people spell it wrong like kaylee instead of kayleigh
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    I'd be lost because its a really nice name and most of the other names are really common like jessica or melissa are really common
    Extra information:
    Love It!!!
  5. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    There is a song called Kayleigh and it is sort of original.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People spell it wrong. People also get mistaken and call me Katie or Kylie.
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    If my name wasn't Kayleigh I would change it to Kayleigh.
    Extra information:
    I once didn't like the spelling so I wanted to change my name to Ceili (Kayleigh in Irish) but in the end I didn't!
  6. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    It's feminine + it has an i in it that I can dot with a heart!
    The worst thing about the name:
    The spelling :/ I feel like the only American that has it spelt this way and no one ever understands!
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    Then I hope it would be Apple or Rory!
    Extra information:
    I think my name sounds sweet, fun, + happy, so I do love that aspect!
  7. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    I think I'm the oldest (born in 1975). I contacted Marillion (as the song came out after I was born) to see where he got it from. And can you believe his ex-g/f wasn't a true Kayleigh?! She was Kay then Leigh as a middle name. So I do think I may be the eldest???
    The worst thing about the name:
    Was tough as a youngster having to spell it all the time but now it is fairly well known.
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:

    Extra information:
  8. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    marillion's song obviouslyyy
    The worst thing about the name:
    fxked up
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    well, idk.. i'd die!:D IF MY NAME WASN'T KAYLEIGH I WOULDNT BE CALLED KAYLEIGH?DUH
    Extra information:
    NOTHING MORE TO BE SAID
  9. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    it's so cool
    The worst thing about the name:
    it's ugly
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    i'd be called emily or lily according to my mum looool
    Extra information:
    MARILLION SONG KAYLEIGH IS THE ONLY GOOD THING ABOUT MY NAME :--)
  10. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    It is a pretty and elegant name
    The worst thing about the name:
    surprisingly many people can't spell or pronounce it very well,
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    I don't think I would be the same person, a name after all is a part of your identity and I don't think I'd want another name but according to my mum it might have been Gabrielle
    Extra information:
    I like the fact that there is a song that was pretty big in its day called Kayleigh. If you are considering naming your child Kayleigh then you should, you won't regret it.
  11. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    its a unique name!
    The worst thing about the name:
    people cannot spell it or pronounce it :(
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    it would have been carrie-ann according to my mum
    Extra information:
    My name is so good they have a song about it!!! Cant get much better than that
  12. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    Unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    people spell it weird
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    umm... whats my name then?
    Extra information:
    it's pretty good
  13. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    Other people seem to like it
    The worst thing about the name:
    The Marillion song and sometimes it has pretty bad connotations
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    I'd be a happier person!
    Extra information:
  14. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    I cant actually think of one. It can be shortened down into other names. (eg, kay, kaylz, leigh.)
    The worst thing about the name:
    People cant spell it or pronounce it and always start singing the marillion song!
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    I'd probably have a nicer name.
    Extra information:
  15. The best thing about the name Kayleigh:
    Unique spelling
    The worst thing about the name:
    People cant spell or pronounce it correctly
    If my name wasn`t Kayleigh....:
    My life would be weird..
    Extra information:
    I like the name I guess


More `Kayleigh` links
Kayleigh as abbreviation
Actors named Kayleigh
Kayleigh in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Kayleigh

Kayleigh appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 248.. 2007 was a `top year` for the name Kayleigh. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #248. The last time Kayleigh appeared among the most common names was in 1990. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007248
2006266
2005266
2004283
2003290
2002324
2001322
2000349
1999362
1998363
1997382
1996411
1995431
1994437
1993402
1992407
1991390
1990414
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See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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kayleigh
i have had my name for 16 years and its ok but people spell it different every time not the way i spell it
Andy
The singer Fish (of Marillion fame) made the name up for a song about an ex-girlfriend in 1989.
Kayleigh
I love my name. I have a step sister also called Kayleigh. Only thing is that people can't spell it properly!
kayleigh West
it is sexy!!!
kayleigh zanna
YES
kayleigh zanna
DID you know my name is awesome
Kayleigh
I LOVE my name because it is sort of original. I have never in my life met anyone else called Kayleigh!
Kayleigh
I also LOVE the song Kayleigh by Marillion!
KAYLEIGH
ALL KAYLEIGH'S R COOL


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