What does Hadley mean?
Hadley [hadley] as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Hadley) is pronounced HAD-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hadley is "heather meadow". Name of Ernest Hemingway's first wife.
(female) Hadher, Herley, ..
(male) Hadhen, Hadney, ..
How popular is Hadley?
Hadley is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#1590 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Hadley for girls. Hadley was first listed in 1992 and reached its apex position of #99 in the U.S. in 2014, and is at #102 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed analysis of the ranking of the girl name Hadley and corresponding names. Hadleigh (#954 in 2015) is the only other prominent varying form of Hadley (#102 in 2015). These relations of Hadley were at the height of their popularity in the year 2014 (average #487) and have remained as common to this day (#528, ▼1.1%). Hadley is a perennial favorite, though Hadleigh has become trendy as well.
Recommended names are Adley▲, Bailey, Bayley, Bradley, Cadey, Cailey, Caley, Calley, Carley▼, Cayley, Earley, Hadee, Hadeel, Hadil, Haeley, Haely, Hailea, Hailee, Hailey, Haily, Halea, Haley▼, Halle▼, Halley, Hally, Harlea, Harlee▲, Harley▲, Harly, Hatsey, Haylea, Haylee, Hayley▼, Hazle, Holley, Kaeley, Kahley, Kailey, Kaley▼, Kalley, Karley, Kayley▼, Ladey, Madlen, Marley▲, Railey, Raley, Rawley, Salley, Talley and Valley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hadley.See names in meaning and etymology.