Girl Baby Name

Kyleigh

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Quick Facts on Kyleigh

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • American, Celtic, Gaelic
  • Number of syllables:
  • 2
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 285
Pronunciation:
KY-lee
Simple meaning:
Slender, hermit, or Boomerang

Characteristics of Kyleigh

  • Freedom-loving
  • Adventurous
  • Adaptable
  • Intellectual
  • Easygoing
  • Progressive
  • Sensual

Etymology & Historical Origin - Kyleigh

Kyleigh is a fanciful respelling of the name Kylie. There are two possible origins of the name Kylie. The first suggests that Kylie is a recent invention, taken from the Celtic male name Kyle (from the Gaelic word “caol” meaning ‘slender’) and combining it with the female name Kelly (from “ceallach” meaning ‘hermit’ or ‘frequenter of churches’). The other possible origin of the name concerns itself with the indigenous Aboriginal people of Western Australia and a similar word in their native language for a boomerang. In any case, the name Kylie was popularized in Australia, but is now primarily used in the United States, along with many elaborate respellings. Kyleigh is one example of this.

Popularity of the Name Kyleigh

Kyleigh was introduced onto the U.S. popularity charts in 1995. This was clearly in response to the growing popularity of the name Kylie. Immediately upon Kylie’s success, and is typical of American parent, newly invented spellings of the name emerged onto the charts. Kyleigh is one of the more fanciful examples of this and for parents who like to make a statement. It makes the “cutesy” Kylie a little more pretentious. Kylie, Rylie, Mylie – many American parents obviously love the “-lie”, “-lee”, or “-leigh” suffixes on names. They’ll just slap them onto any old syllable and create a new name! The stronger K-sounding names are also ϋber-popular in America. Just be forewarned, the “cutesy” names are going out of style right now as the timeless classics are returning to favor.
Popularity of the Girl Name Kyleigh
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Kyleigh

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    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Kyleigh

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  • Children's Books on the Baby Name Kyleigh

    Children's Books on the Baby Name Kyleigh

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  • Famous People Named Kyleigh

    Famous People Named Kyleigh

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  • Children of Famous People Named Kyleigh

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Personality of the Girl Name Kyleigh

The number Five personality loves the excitement of life and can easily adapt to all situations. As natural adventurers, these personalities thrive on the new and unexpected and prefer to be in constant motion. It makes them feel alive. They'll stir up some action if there's not enough around, and as inherent risk-takers they enjoy pushing the envelope. Naturally rebellious, the Five personality has no fear and never resists change.  Traveling and new experiences feed their souls. Fives are very social and attract friends with ease. People love to be around the Five fun-loving and exciting energy.  This is also a lucky number in numerology (like the Threes), so fortune seems to shine on them, helped along by their own optimism and good-nature. Fives have a quick wit, a cerebral mind, and are generally very persuasive. 

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