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The name Leigh is of English origin, and means meadow.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Leigh has been given to baby boys 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 boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Leigh
Use of the Name Leigh for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
3,031 1,404 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Leigh has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Leigh first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl 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 boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Leigh
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18858087  
18867318  
18878816  
18888787  
1889    
1890    
1891    
18927739  
1893    
18948268  
18958388  
18969407  
18978318  
1898    
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1925    
1926    
1927    
192898549  
1929    
1930    
1931    
1932    
1933    
1934    
193595045  
193682954  
193782056  
193885154  
193998942  
194077065  
194182260  
194276570  
194374376  
194480561  
19456957788174
194670785722125
1947680104822114
194869693782121
1949674103651163
195076980657169
195176384641184
1952697101651188
1953698103564241
195473197497320
1955653126406463
195674398353611
195782884365616
195879189367619
195984481369672
196085479344770
196184982326841
196287376314892
196386576296982
1964876762791,049
196595060308865
196687769266972
1967779882181,343
1968818822111,426
1969876772021,564
1970865872131,484
1971951742131,420
1972  2291,210
1973  2391,078
1974  2061,222
1975  2281,064
1976  256931
1977  259952
1978  258916
1979  2311,128
1980  2181,174
1981  2301,097
1982  258957
1983  272863
1984  271882
1985  312772
1986  335719
1987  357666
1988  345713
1989  409605
1990  468523
1991  525445
1992  556424
1993  617370
1994  721288
1995  848230
1996  899219
Totals:  3,031 37,736

During the last 125 years, parents have used Leigh as a boy's name about 7% of the time and more frequently (about 92% of the time) as a girl'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 boy names only 47 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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