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Updated May 24, 2023

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Irish: Courageous

What does Ryleigh mean and stand for?

The name Ryleigh is of Irish origin and means "courageous." It is another spelling variation, some even consider it a feminine version, of the name Riley.

Syllables: 2

How Popular Is The Name Ryleigh


According to Social Security Administration data, Ryleigh has been in the top 200 since 2010. It's fluctuated a bit since breaking the top 200, reaching a peak rank of 138 in 2019. Its sister spellings Riley and Rylee are still much more popular.

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Ryleigh was at its peak popularity in May 2021.

Ryleigh is considered a more feminine version of Riley and is very popular in the South. There are some sports stars who spell it this way, but Ryleigh hasn't been particularly popular in pop culture.

Where is it Popular?

Ryleigh was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Ryleigh

  • Leah
  • Lee
  • Leigh
  • Ry

Pairs well with these middle names



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