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Bailie (girl)

What does Bailie mean?

Bailie Pronunciation of Bailie [bailie] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Bailie) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Bailie is "berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification". Bailie is a version of Bailey (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english, berry (tree).


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

Creative forms:
(female) Bailah, Beulie, ..

(male) Baibid, Baiwie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bailie Rylie (B.R.), ..

How popular is Bailie?

Bailie is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#22688 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bailie entered the list in 1995 and reached its top position of #1395 in the U.S. in the year 1997, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Bailie are Bailey (#108 in recent rankings), Baylee (#406), Bailee (#552), Bayleigh (#1066), Bayley, Baylie, Baily, Baileigh and Baleigh. Other variants, like Baillie, are seldom used. These relations of Bailie were popular as baby names 17 years ago (median #1168) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1413, down 38%). Bailey is more universally found than the rest, although Baylee seems to be gaining favor too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bailie, Bailee, Baileigh, Bailey, 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

Bailie is pronounced similarly to Baila, Belia, Bilee, Billa, Billee, Billey, Billi, Billie, Billy and Billye. Other recommended names are Babbie, Baibin, Bambie, Barbie, Barrie, Basile, Basilia, Basille, Batilde (see Bathilda), Baubie, Bazille, Belle, Brilie (see Briley), Cahlie, Caidie, Cailie, Cailin, Caisie, Caitie, Calie, Callie, Carlie, Daile, Daisie, Earlie, Emilie, Gaile, Haelie, Hailee, Hailie, Haillie, Halie, Hallie, Harlie, Haylie, Jaimie, Kailee, Kaili, Kailie, Kailin, Kaitie, Kalie, Kallie, Karlie, Kaylie, Keilie, Lailie, Lallie, Lilie, Maidie, Maillie, Maisie, Maizie, Mallie, Natilie, Paulie, Saidie, Sallie, Sasilie (see Cecilia), Taisie, Talie, Tallie, Vallie, Wallie and Zailie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bailie.

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