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Hayley meaning and name origin

Hayley \ha(y)-ley\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Hayley), is pronounced HAY-ley. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hayley is "hay meadow". Place name. May possibly be from the Norse word "haela", meaning "hero". Made famous by actress Hayley Mills in the 1960s.

Hayley has 14 variant forms: Haeley, Haelie, Haely, Hailea, Hailee, Haileigh, Haily, Haleigh, Haley, Halie, Hally, Haylea, Haylee and Hayleigh.

Baby names that sound like Hayley are Hailey and Halley.

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Popularity of Hayley

Hayley is a very popular first name for women (#1312 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Hayley for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Hayley with its variant forms and related girl baby names.
Popularity of name Hayley
Popularity of Hayley