Gender: Female Meaning of Raleigh: "meadow of deer" Origin of Raleigh: English

Raleigh Origin and Meaning

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

An attractive North Carolina unisex place name, Raleigh's soft sound is particularly appropriate for a girl.

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Pop Culture References for the name Raleigh

Rawleigh, Ralegh, Rawle, Rawling, Rawley, Rawlyn, Rawly


beachbear Says:


I love this name. I've never heard it used but it's a gorgeous place name.

Yessica Says:


Looks like riley for some odd reason.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I really, really, really do not like -eigh/-leigh endings. They make beautiful names look complicated and over trendy. But Raleigh I couldn't see spelling any other way. I really like it!

ldougie Says:


I would like this but it sounds like a youneek spelling of Riley, which it isn't.