What does Baillie mean?
Baillie [bail-lie] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Baillie) is of Old English derivation, and the name Baillie means "berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification". Baillie is an alternate spelling of Bailey (Old English): occupational name.
(female) Belie, Bilie, ..
(male) Baildie, Baille, .. Middle name pairings:
Baillie Liza (B.L.), ..
How popular is Baillie?
Baillie is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#16673 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Baillie (outside Top 2000) are Bailey (#108 a year ago), Baylee (#406), Bailee (#552), Bayleigh (#1066), Bayley, Baylie, Baily, Baileigh, Bailie and Baleigh. These forms of Baillie were popular as birth names 17 years ago (usage of 0.44%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.27%, ▼38%). Bailey is the all-time favorite, though Baylee has grown popular as well. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Baillie is alike in pronunciation to Baila, Bilee, Billa, Billee, Billey, Billi, Billie▼, Billy and Billye. Other suggested similar names are Aillie, Basilie, Basille, Bazille, Belle▼, Brilie (see Briley), Cailie, Callie▲, Camillie, Emillie, Gillie, Hailie▼, Haillie, Hallie, Hillie, Jillie, Kailie, Kallie▲, Kayllie, Lailie, Lallie, Lillie▼, Maillie, Mallie▼, Millie, Phillie, Sallie▼, Tallie, Tillie▼, Vallie▼, Wallie, Willie▼ and Zailie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Baillie.See names in meaning and etymology.