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Leigh name image The name Leigh is of Old English origin, and means meadow.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Leigh has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Leigh
Use of the Name Leigh for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
37,73636,03710,947449000
The table below indicates the number of times the name Leigh has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Leigh first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1885, which is the first year shown on the table.  Leigh last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1996, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Leigh
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
1885  8087
1886  7318
1887  8816
1888  8787
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1892  7739
1893    
1894  8268
1895  8388
1896  9407
1897  8318
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1928  98549
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1935  95045
1936  82954
1937  82056
1938  85154
1939  98942
1940  77065
1941  82260
1942  76570
1943  74376
1944  80561
19458817469577
194672212570785
1947822114680104
194878212169693
1949651163674103
195065716976980
195164118476384
1952651188697101
1953564241698103
195449732073197
1955406463653126
195635361174398
195736561682884
195836761979189
195936967284481
196034477085479
196132684184982
196231489287376
196329698286576
19642791,04987676
196530886595060
196626697287769
19672181,34377988
19682111,42681882
19692021,56487677
19702131,48486587
19712131,42095174
19722291,210  
19732391,078  
19742061,222  
19752281,064  
1976256931  
1977259952  
1978258916  
19792311,128  
19802181,174  
19812301,097  
1982258957  
1983272863  
1984271882  
1985312772  
1986335719  
1987357666  
1988345713  
1989409605  
1990468523  
1991525445  
1992556424  
1993617370  
1994721288  
1995848230  
1996899219  
Totals:  37,736 3,031

During the last 125 years, parents have used Leigh as a girl's name about 92% of the time and less frequently (about 7% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Leigh appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 52 times during the last 125 years.


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