32 Popular Baby Names That Are Often Mispronounced
Does Leigh rhyme with sleigh or doesn’t it? Like lay? Or is it just a fancy spelling for Lee? There are people who would argue for each variation. And there is the school of thought that Leigh could be a different spelling for Leah. The common pronunciation is “Lee.” Think about Ashleigh is still “Ash-LEE.” Another fun fact is that Leigh can be a boys or girls’ name. It is more often seen as a girls’ name whereas we see Lee more for boys, but the unique spelling of the name might have more parents switching this up. Randomly, Leigh is an English name and it means pasture or meadow, according to Nameberry.