Leigh Family History
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Leigh Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the numerous places (in at least sixteen counties, but especially Leigh in Lancashire) named either with the nominative case of Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’ (see Lee) or with leage, a late dative form of this word (see Lye).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sleigh, Haigh, Raleigh, Leach, Leite, High, Leng, Lein, Bligh, Leier