Gender: Male Meaning of Raleigh: "meadow of roe deer" Origin of Raleigh: English

Raleigh Origin and Meaning

The name Raleigh is a boy's name of English origin meaning "meadow of roe deer".

Attractive North Carolina place-name and surname of explorer Sir Walter Raleigh. Distinctive, classy-but-approachable choice for either sex.

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the 3 esses Says:


A nice and somewhat unique name

caetano Says:


Best place name for a boy. So classy and handsome

clairels Says:


I think Raleigh is a lovely and unique name for a girl. Your dad made a good choice!

Raleigh Says:


My name is Raleigh because my dad was from North Carolina and he liked the name... I'm a girl though and this name is meant for guys so I think I'm one of the very few only girls named this in the world... I think it's pretty cool but weird at the same time