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Bailee (girl)

What does Bailee mean?

Bailee Pronunciation of Bailee [bailee] 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.

Associated with: old english, berry (tree).


Bailee has 15 variants: Bailei, Baileigh, Bailie, Bailley, Baillie, Bailly, Baily, Baleigh, Bali, Bayla, Baylee, Bayleigh, Bayley, Baylie and Bayly.

Creative forms:
(female) Barlee, Belee, ..

(male) Baiell, Bainet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bailee Mayah (B.M.), ..

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)

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 #552. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bailee name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bailee outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Bailee (#552 in recent rankings) are Baileigh, Bailey (#108 in recent rankings), Bailie, Baily, Baleigh, Baylee (#406), Bayleigh (#1066), 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 (#1413, 38.2% less usage). Bailey is the clear favorite, although Bailee seems to be gaining favor too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bailee, Baileigh, Bailey, Bailie, Baily in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Baleigh, Baylee, Bayleigh, Bayley, Baylie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bailey outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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