What does Hailey mean?
Hailey /hai-ley/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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. 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%, ▼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.