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Baillie (girl)

What does Baillie mean?

Baillie Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: old english, berry (tree).


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

Creative forms:
(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)

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

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.

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