Rayleigh Name Meaning & Origin

Rayleigh

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Riley:

Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old English elements ryge (rye) and lēah (wood, clearing, meadow). The name was indicative of one who dwelled near a rye field.

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Riley, Ryleigh

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My husband and I named our daughter Rayleigh Blake, and it is beautiful! I saw something that had Rayleigh written in it when I was 15, and knew I wanted to name my child that. I have a sister who goes by Ray, so we call our daughter Leigha or Leigha B. We really couldn't be more happy with the name; she loves it, and we love it!

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