What does Hailey mean?
Hailey \ha(i)-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 a form of Haley (Old English): variant of 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. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity 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 #51 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Hailey and affiliated names. Haley (#265 a year ago), Haylee (#400), Hayley (#520), Hailee (#772), Haylie and Haleigh are the popular related forms of Hailey (#51 a year ago) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its apex in the year 2003 (usage of 0.7447%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.4274%, down 42.6%), with the forms Haleigh, Haylie and Hailee becoming less fashionable. Hailey (#51), Hayley (#520), Haley (#265) and Haylee (#400) are four of the more trendy girl names in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Hailey is alike in pronunciation to Haeley, Haely, Hailea, Haily, Halley, Hally, Haylea, Hilly and Holley. Other suggested similar baby names are Bailey, Cailey, Hadley, Halle▼, Harley, Kailey and Railey. These names tend to be less frequently used than Hailey.