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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.

Hayley is also pronounced similarly to Hailey, Halea, Halley, Haylie and Holley. Other suggested similar baby names are Bayley, Cayley, Hadley, Halle, Harley and Kayley.

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Popularity of Hayley

Hayley is a very popular first name for females (#1312 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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


Top 1000 ranking of Hayley name in U.S.
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