Girl Baby Name

Aleigha

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Quick Facts on Aleigha

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • American
  • Number of syllables:
  • 3
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 858
Pronunciation:
uh-LEE-ah
Simple meaning:
Sublime, exalted

Characteristics of Aleigha

  • Mystical
  • Wise
  • Eccentric
  • Intuitive
  • Imaginative
  • Philosophical
  • Solitary

Etymology & Historical Origin - Aleigha

Aleigha is following in the footsteps of the ϋber-trendy Aaliyah. It’s merely an Americanized respelling of the Arabic name Aliyya/Aliyah which is derived from “ali” meaning “sublime, exalted”. In the Hebrew language, to make an “aliyah” means to go up toward God, or more specifically, “to rise, ascend”. From this etymological perspective, aliyah refers to the journey of the Jewish people to the Promised Land. The name Aaliyah became trendy in America starting in the mid-1990s in honor of the talented pop-star Aaliyah Dana Haughton (known simply as Aaliyah). Variations of her name immediately began to appear on the charts, including Aleah, Alia, Aliya, Aliyah and more recently Aleigha. While all of these names are essentially pronounced exactly the same way, spelling variations like Aleah and Aleigha are further away from the original Arabic or Hebrew word and are therefore much more “American”.

Popularity of the Name Aleigha

Aleigha just appeared on the American female naming charts in 2010 but it remains an unpopular choice. Parents who are drawn to this name opt for the Aaliyah or Aliyah spellings. Aleigha is pretty American looking which sort of defeats the purpose of an otherwise exotic name.
Popularity of the Girl Name Aleigha
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Aleigha

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  • Famous People Named Aleigha

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  • Children of Famous People Named Aleigha

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Personality of the Girl Name Aleigha

The number Seven personality is deeply mystical and highly in tune with their spirituality. They operate on a different wavelength than the average joe. Spending time alone comes easily to Sevens, as it gives them time to contemplate philosophical, religious and spiritual ideas in an effort to find "real truth".  Sevens are wise, but often exude mystery as if they are tapped into something the rest of us don't understand. They love the outdoors and are fed by nature. Sevens are constantly seeking to understand human nature, our place in the universe, and the mystery of life in general. This makes them quite artistic and poetic, but they are also keen observers with high intellect - so they are equally scientific-minded. Sevens are charitable and care deeply about the human condition.

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