Leigh Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Leigh:
Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old English lēah (wood, clearing, meadow), lee has the meaning "dweller by the wood or clearing." In Middle English, the spelling lēah evolved to leigh, legh. Lee is popularly used as a name element in combi
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The girl's name Leigh \le(i)-gh\, can also used as boy's name Lee (Old English), and the meaning of Leigh is "delicate; weary; meadow or pasture".
Old English meaning "a meadow".
as a way to describe the "true love", "there is a divine LEIGH in every woman, and a true LEIGH is and only will be the kind of woman who can ever change the heart of a man, even a god."
DEFINITIONS OF LEIGH:
1n. A woman who generates an emotional response to a man which causes him to lose focus and the ability to speak.
2n. the single word to describe love-at-first-site with a woman.
HISTORY OF LEIGH:
Leigh is one of the lost wives of the Greek god Zeus.
- Famous real-life people named Leigh
Leigh Bingham Nash, Singer-Songwriter (Sixpence None the Richer)
Leigh Dell, children's book author and illustrator (Christopher Kiwi's Adventure series and more)
Leigh Anne Tuohy, Interior Decorator that inspired Sandra Bullocks character in "The Blind Side"
Leigh Ann Larkin, Broadway Actress (ragtime, the sound of music..)
Leighanne Littrell, Model, Actress (Wife of Brian Littrell of the Backstreet Boys)
Leighton Marissa Meester, Actress (Gossip Girl)
Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Little Mix singer
Rachael Leigh Cook, Actress (She's all that, Josie and the pussycats)
Leigh Hunt, Poet
Leigh Teabing, fictional character in the popular 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code.
Chyler Leigh, Actress (Greys anatomy)
Vivian Leigh, Actress (Gone With the Wind)
Janet Leigh, Actress (Psycho)
- Leigh in song, story & screen
Leigh Cabot is a character in Stephen King's book Christine
Lorelai Leigh Gilmore, known as Rory, is a main character in the hit TV series Gilmore Girls