Kayleigh Name Meaning & Origin

Kayleigh

Pronunciation: KAY-lee (key)

Origin of the name Kayleigh:

Transferred use of the Anglicized Irish surname, which is from the Gaelic Mac Caollaidhe (son of Caollaidhe) and O'Caollaidhe (descendant of Caollaidhe). The name is derived from caol (slender). Var: Kailee, Kaili, Kali, Kaylea, Kaylee.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Kailey, Kaleigh, Kaylee, Kayley

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Nicknames for Kayleigh

Kay, KK, Kat, LeLe, Lei, KayKay, Kayl, Kaylpop, Gramma K

Meanings and history of the name Kayleigh

Ceili: a Gaelic party.

Céilidh; in Scottish Gaelic, a celebration of life!

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Song: "Kayleigh" by Marillion on the “Misplaced Childhood” album

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