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Origin and Meaning of Arleigh

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  1. A submission from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Arleigh means "Promise" and is of Hebrew origin.
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Notable Persons Named Arleigh

Notable Persons Named Arleigh

Arleigh Burke

Arleigh Burke is a military person. His military service ended in 1961.

Arleigh B. Templeton

Arleigh B. Templeton was a 16th President of theUniversity of Texas at El Paso, 1st President of theUniversity of Texas at San Antonio, and 8th President ofSam Houston State University. Arleigh was born on April 18th, 1916 in New Waverly, Texas. He died on October 28th, 2006.

Arleigh Williams

Arleigh was born on October 27th, 1912 in Chico, California. Arleigh is also known as Williams and Arleigh Taber. He died on October 1st, 1991.


Fun Facts about the name Arleigh

  • How Popular is the name Arleigh? Arleigh is the 10,650th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arleigh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,038 babies born with the first name Arleigh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arleigh to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arleigh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1902 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arleigh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arleigh is Wednesday, January 10th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Arleigh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arleigh was in 2017 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Arleigh Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arleigh is not a popular baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Wisconsin have the same name in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Arleigh: The name spelled backwards is Hgielra. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iagherl. How do you pronounce that?
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