What does Bailee mean?
Bailee /bai-lee/ as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Bailee) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Bailee is "berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification". Bailee is an alternate spelling of Bailey (Old English): occupational name. Biley is a conventional last name.
How popular is Bailee?
Bailee is an uncommon first name for women. Bailee is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Bailee for girls. Bailee entered the list in 1994 and reached its peak rank of #407 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is currently at #560. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Prominent varying forms of Bailee (#560 2 years ago) are Bailey (#104 2 years ago), Baylee (#361), Bayleigh and Baylie. Other variants, like Bailie, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Bailee was more pronounced in the year 1997 (average #551) and is almost as widespread today (#605, 11.9% less). Bailey is the clear favorite, although Bailee seems to be gaining favor too. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Bailee and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)