Over the past 110 years, 36 641 girls and 1 672 boys have been named Leigh. The name Leigh ranks 637th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Leigh in 1941. The peak of popularity of the name Leigh came in the 1960s and 1970s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.