Another spelling of the name Kaylee and Kayley, this name is sometimes said to be an Anglicized version of the Gaelic céilidh, a type of social dance or party in Scotland. So this is a fun name for a girl who will tear up the dance floor in a couple years.
Kay, Kat, Lei.
Famous people named Kayleigh:
Canadian ice hockey player Kayleigh Fratkin; reality TV stars Kayleigh Morris and Kayleigh Severn; musician Kayleigh Goldsworthy.
Kayleigh reached its peak in 2009, when it was #229 on the popularity charts.