Leigh meaning

Leigh is a name for either boys or girls, that means delicate or meadow.

An example of Leigh is the singer and songwriter, Leigh Nash, who sang with the band Sixpence None the Richer.

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A masculine and feminine name; var. Lee.
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A surname, variant of Lee.
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A male given name, transferred from the surname.
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A female given name, transferred from the surname.
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Origin of leigh

  • From Middle English legh, lege, lei (“clearing, open ground") from Old English lÄ“ah (“clearing in a forest") from Proto-Germanic *lauhō (“meadow"), from Proto-Indo-European *louk- (“field, meadow"). Akin to Old Frisian lāch (“meadow"), Old Saxon lōh (“forest, grove") (Middle Dutch loo (“forest, thicket"); Dutch -lo (“used in placenames")), Old High German lōh (“covered clearing, low bushes"), Old Norse lō (“clearing, meadow"). More at Waterloo.
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