What does Hailey mean?
Hailey [hai-ley] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Hailey) is of Old English origin, and the name Hailey means "hay meadow". Hailey is an alternate form, with the prefix Hai-, of Haley (Old English): form of Hailey. Hailey is also a form of Hayley (Old English).
(female) Hafley, Heley, ..
(male) Haien, Haier, ..
How popular is Hailey?
Hailey is a very prominent first name for women (#1690 out of 4276, Top 40%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#4627 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Hailey for girls. Hailey was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #19 in the U.S. in 2010, and is at #64 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Displayed below is a study of the statistics of Hailey and affiliated names. Haley (#279 via latest list), Haylee (#482), Hayley (#547), Hailee (#836), Haleigh (#1226), Haylie (#1291), Hayleigh (#1315), Hailie (#1444), Halie, Haileigh and Haily are the popular related forms of Hailey (#64 via latest list) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Hailey was common 15 years ago (average #627) and is now significantly reduced (#1123, ▼71%), with forms like Hailie falling out of fashion.
Hailey is alike in pronunciation to Hala, Halah, Hali▼, Halia, Halley, Halli, Hallie, Hellee, Hilly, Hollee, Holley and Holly▼. Other suggested similar names are Ailey, Bailee▲, Bailei, Bailey, Bailley, Bailly, Baily, Bayley, Briley, Cailen, Cailey, Caisey, Caitey, Calley, Carley▼, Cayley, Daile, Daisey, Earley, Eiley, Emiley, Gaile, Hadlea, Hadly, Haidee, Halle▼, Harlea, Harlee▲, Harley▲, Harly, Hatsey, Hazle, Hedley, Heidey, Hildy, Hill, Hille, Holle, Kaeley, Kahley, Kailee, Kailey, Kaitey, Kaley▼, Kalley, Karley, Kayley▼, Kiley▼, Laicey, Laidey, Lainey▲, Laisey, Maicey, Maisey, Paisley▲, Railey, Rainey, Raley, Rawley, Riley▲, Salley, Talley and Valley. These names tend to be less frequently used than Hailey.See names in meaning and etymology.