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, Hapley, ..
(male) Hadhen, Hadney, .. Middle name pairings:
Hadley Kaleah (H.K.), ..
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)
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. 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.
Similar NamesRecommended 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.