Leigh
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
LEE
Meaning
From a clearing
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Leigh is a variant of Lee. Lee originates in Old English language and means "from a clearing". It is derived from an old English surname and as a surname it functions until today. It can also be used as both feminine and masculine given names, currently it is more popular for boys. Some sources also suggest it is used as a diminutive of various names, including Beverly, Ashley, Kimberly, etc.

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Leigh Torrence - football player

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