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.
(female) Barlee, Belee, ..
(male) Baiell, Baileebe, ..
How popular is Bailee?
Bailee is an uncommon first name for women. Bailee is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name history of Bailee for girls. Bailee entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #407 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is currently at #560. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Prominent varying forms of Bailee (#560 in recent rankings) are Baileigh (#1984 in recent rankings), Bailey (#104), Bailie, Baily, Baleigh, Baylee (#361), Bayleigh (#1013), Bayley and Baylie. Other variants, like Bailley, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Bailee was more pronounced 2 decades ago (median #1168) and is somewhat lower today (#1402, 35.6% less usage). Bailey is the clear favorite, although Bailee seems to be gaining favor too.
Bailee▲ is pronounced similarly to Baila, Bilee, Billa, Billee, Billey, Billi, Billie▼, Billy and Billye. Other recommended names are Banee, Basile, Basilie, Basille, Batilde (see Bathilda), Bazile, Bazille, Belle▼, Bradlee, Braylee▲, Bridee, Briley, Brilie (see Briley), Brylee▲, Caileen, Cailen, Cailene, Cailey, Cailie, Caisee, Calee, Callee, Carlee▲, Caylee▼, Daile, Daisee, Emilee, Gaile, Haidee, Hailea, Hailey, Hailie▼, Harlee▲, Haylee, Jaicee, Jaidee, Jaimee, Jainee, Jaylee▲, Kaidee, Kailee, Kaileen, Kailene, Kailey, Kailie, Kaitee, Kalee, Kallee, Karlee▲, Kaylee, Kilee, Laicee, Lailie, Maelee, Maisee, Marilee, Marlee▲, Natilee, Raelee, Railey, Rainee, Saidee, Sallee, Tallee, Vallee and Zailie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bailee.