Meaning and name origin
Haley \ha-ley\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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.
There is 1 masculine form of Haley: Halley.
Haley is a very popular first name for females (#722 out of 4276, Top 17%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#750 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Haley for girls. Haley reached its highest rank of #28 in the U.S. in 2000. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Haley and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Hailey (#51), Haley (#265), Haylee (#400), Hayley (#520), Hailee (#772), Haylie and Haleigh. (2014 statistics).
Haley▲ is also pronounced similarly to Haeley, Haely, Hailea, Haily, Hala, Halah, Hali▼, Halia, Halie▼, Halley, Halli, Hally, Haylea, Hilly, Holley and Holly▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Caley, Hadley▲, Halle▼, Harley▲, Kaley▼ and Raley. These names tend to be less commonly used than Haley.