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Gender: Female Origin of Carleigh: Spelling variation of Carly

The name Carleigh is a girl's name . Carleigh and is often added to user-created lists like Spoiled girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Hunt for our favourite girl names (Alphabet-wise)".

From the experts:

Carleigh, a fancier way of spelling Carly, reflects the trend toward trying to make an ordinary name more special by fiddling with the spelling. Yes, Leigh is a feminine way to spell Lee, so Carleigh is theoretically an acceptable way to spell Carly, but it doesn't really work that way. People will wonder: is it Car-lay? Car-lee-uh? And your child will forever have to spell her name. Stick with Carly....or better, Carla or Carlin, or better yet, Charlotte or Caroline.

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Famous People Named Carleigh

Carleigh Williams, American soccer player
Carleigh Beverly, Canadian actress

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