What does Haley mean?
Haley /ha-ley/ as a girls' name (also used less commonly as boys' name Haley) is pronounced HAY-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Haley is "hay meadow". Variant of Hailey. The surname listed here as variants came into popular use as girl's names due to actress Hayley Mills.
Haley has 1 masculine form: Halley.Kreatif forms: Hahed, Haleyhi. [more]
How popular is Haley?
Haley is a very prominent first name for women (#722 out of 4276, Top 17%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#869 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Haley for girls. Haley entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #28 in the U.S. in 2000, and is at #265 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Haley and affiliated names. Hailee (#772 from recent data), Hailey (#51), Hailie, Haleigh, Halie, Haylee (#400), Hayley (#520) and Haylie are the prominent related forms of Haley (#265 from recent data). Adoption of these forms of Haley reached its peak about a decade ago (adoption of 0.675%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 0.332%, ▼51%), with the forms Hailee, Hailie, Haleigh, Halie and Haylie falling out of style. Hailey, Haley, Haylee and Hayley are four of the more chic birth names here.
Thinking of names?
Haley▲ is pronounced similarly to Hala, Halah, Hali▼, Halia, Halley, Halli, Hallie▼, Helia, Hella, Hellee, Hilly, Hollee, Holley, Holli▼, Holly▲ and Hollye. Other suggested similar baby names are Adley, Ailey, Aley, Alley, Arley, Bailey▲, Cacey, Cadey, Cailey, Caley, Calley, Carey▼, Carley▼, Catey, Cayley, Coley, Dacey, Hadee, Hadley▲, Hadly, Halle▼, Halma, Hany, Happy, Harlee, Harley▲, Harly, Hatsey, Hatsy, Hatty, Hedley, Helen▼, Hildy, Honey, Jacey▼, Jamey, Janey, Joley, Juley, Kacey▼, Kaeley, Kahley, Kaley▼, Kalley, Karley▼, Katey, Kayley▼, Kealey, Kiley▼, Kyley, Lacey▲, Ladey, Laney▲, Raley, Rawley, Riley▲, Tacey, Talley and Taney. These names tend to be less commonly used than Haley.