WDYT??? Berkleigh for our girl.

what do you think? our baby girl is due anyday now and we like Berkleigh.

I love the name, but as [name]Berkeley[/name]. People are going to constantly misspell her name if you use the “unique” spelling, Berkleigh.

I kind of hate it. But if youre set on that name at least spell it correctly. A YOUNEEK spelling is just making life harder on your child. Not to mention it reflects poorly on you.


Honestly? You will use it if you like it, but the original name [name]Berkeley[/name] is a boys name to start out with and spelling it Berkleigh just looks silly. Either commit to the male version or move on.
I am all for using ‘leigh’ instead of ‘ly’ in most cases, but [name]Berk[/name] is a boys name to me and seems very masculine and adding leigh to it just seems like you are reaching.
Congrats on your baby, and again you will use a name regardless of what anyone on here thinks.

[name]Berkeley[/name]? Great! Berkleigh? Ick.

I honestly dont care for the name at all. The spelling is terrible and the name is very harsh and unattractive on a girl imho.

Are you wanting a B name?
If you are still open to suggestions how about [name]Brenna[/name], [name]Brielle[/name], [name]Brooke[/name], [name]Bridget[/name], [name]Brynn[/name], [name]Briar[/name], or [name]Bellamy[/name].

Ummm. Sorry but I don’t like it at all. The -leigh makes it look trendeigh, but even if you spell it [name]Berkeley[/name] it still sounds like Burp.

If you like the college name trend, try this article: https://nameberry.com/blog/2010/02/22/college-names-rah-rah-for-names-with-a-college-degree/

Other names you might like:

All of those (actually anything ending in -lee/-leigh/-ly) are very trendy right now, and could sound dated in 10-20 years time. What other sort of names do you like?

I really don’t like the spelling, but I see the appeal of [name]Berkeley[/name]. I see no reason to change it to -leigh.

Sorry, but I think ‘Berkleigh’ is really awful.
The spelling makes it look very silly and illiterate, and even then [name]Berkeley[/name] sounds extremely masculine.
What about [name]Hadley[/name], [name]Piper[/name], [name]Scout[/name], [name]Grier[/name], [name]Harper[/name], [name]Saskia[/name], [name]Holland[/name], [name]Quinn[/name], [name]Amory[/name], [name]Willow[/name], [name]Amity[/name], or even [name]Bellamy[/name], [name]Delaney[/name] or [name]Willoughby[/name] ?
Good luck!

I [name]LOVE[/name] the name! But as others have mentioned, I would spell it [name]Berkeley[/name] or [name]Berkley[/name]. I know a little [name]Berkley[/name] and she is adorable! It suits her girly personality very well :slight_smile:

I prefer the spelling [name]Berkeley[/name], but certainly not on a girl. Can you imagine someone calling your sweet little girl [name]Berk[/name] for short? It’s very unattractive, and the trendeigh spelling doesn’t help matters. Sorry, but I really don’t like this name.

I dislike it.

OK I’m going to get massacred, but I actually like the [name]Berkley[/name] spelling best. And I think it could be pretty cute on a girl. If [name]Riley[/name] and [name]Finley[/name] work for girls, why not the more unusual [name]Berkley[/name]? I think the -ley ending makes almost anything sound feminine.

I like it! I have a cousin (boy) named [name]Berkeley[/name], but I also know a (girl) named [name]Berkeley[/name]. I think the spelling you have makes it more girly. And this generation a lot of girls take boys names and they look really cute :slight_smile:

Not a fan, but I do prefer the spelling [name]Berkeley[/name].


I really can’t stand the thought of you naming your little girl this. I understand that you’re having a girl first and this may be a name to end all names, but if/when you do have a boy you may regret giving a masculine name to his sister; you could be painting yourself into a corner here.

I love [name]Berkeley[/name] for a girl, but not the Berkleigh spelling. I’m a huge fan of masculine names for girls. I think they are strong, sexy, and fabulous. Despite being a total girly-girl, I don’t care for really feminine names.

It pretty.
‘[name]Berk[/name]’ or ‘[name]Burk[/name]’ is another word for a idiot… :frowning:
I love this name though! its really pretty and what ever style she has as a teen; goth, emo, rocker, sc8a, retro, plain…
her name will fit her :slight_smile:

from [name]Bianca[/name]

I extremely dislike this name, even more so with the spelling you prefer.