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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 8 Views | 🔊 13 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: English

Meaning: Deer Meadow

Pronunciation: RAY-lee, /ˈreɪli/, R AO L IY

Popularity Rank: #72,450

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  • 1. Raleigh Meaning
  • 2. Raleigh Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Raleigh
  • 4. Translations of Raleigh
  • 5. Raleigh Name Popularity
  • 6. Raleigh popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Raleigh
  • 8. Raleigh Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Raleigh

Raleigh Meaning

Raleigh is of Old English origin and means 'roe deer meadow'. It is a unisex name that can be given to both boys and girls.

Raleigh also means "Deer Meadow, From the Roe Deer Meadow, Roe deer meadow".

Raleigh is commonly found in United States of America, United Kingdom, Nigeria, and 26 more countries.

Raleigh Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: RAY-lee

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈreɪli/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: R AO L IY

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

AO: Pronounce as in "thought" (TH AO T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Raleigh?

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Translations of Raleigh

Raleigh Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Raleigh is recorded 365 times globally, ranking it as the 72,450th most common name worldwide.

Raleigh is most prevalent in United States of America, with 296 occurrences, making it the 7,496th most popular name in the country.

In United States of America, the name Raleigh is found among 1 in every 6112 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

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Raleigh popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Raleigh from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

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