Raileigh name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Raileigh mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Raileigh

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Raileigh means "Powerful" and is of American origin.
  2. According to a user from New Jersey, U.S., the name Raileigh means "Courageous Christian".
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Fun Facts about the name Raileigh

  • How Popular is the name Raileigh? Raileigh is the 27,570th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Raileigh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 202 babies born with the first name Raileigh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raileigh to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raileigh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Raileigh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raileigh was in 2013 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Raileigh: The name spelled backwards is Hgieliar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rilhaieg. How do you pronounce that?
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