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).
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 2 years ago), Haylee (#400), Hayley (#520), Hailee (#772), Haylie, Hayleigh, Halie, Haleigh and Hailie are the popular related forms of Hailey (#51 2 years ago) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these relations of Hailey was common in the year 2003 (average #386) and is now significantly reduced (#700, ▼51.2%), with the forms Haleigh, Haylie, Hailee, Hailie and Halie falling out of fashion. Haley has been the top favorite, though Hailey has also become trendy as well. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Hailey▲ is alike in pronunciation to Halley, 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.