leigh etymology

English word leigh comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) lege, Proto-Germanic *laugiz (Flame, blaze.)

Detailed word origin of leigh

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lege Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
*laugiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Flame, blaze.
lige Anglo-Norman (xno)
līg Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
lei Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
leigh English (eng) (archaic) A meadow.

Words with the same origin as leigh

Descendants of lege
Descendants of *laugiz
lea liege