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Hailey (girl)

What does Hailey mean?

Hailey Pronunciation of 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 of Haley (Old English): form of Hailey. Hailey is also a form of Hayley (Old English).

Associated with: old english, meadow.


Hailey has 17 variants: Haeley, Haelie, Haely, Hailea, Hailee, Haileigh, Hailie, Haillie, Haily, Halea, Haleigh, Halie, Hally, Haylea, Haylee, Hayleigh and Haylie.

Creative forms:
(female) Hafley, Heley, ..

(male) Haien, Haier, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hailey Spencer (H.S.), ..

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)

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hailey name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hailey outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hailey, Hailee, Haileigh, Hailie, Haily in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Haleigh, Haley, Halie, Haylee, Hayleigh in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hayley, Haylie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hailey, Haley, Hayley outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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