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What does Hedlie mean?

Hedlie Pronunciation of Hedlie [hed-lie] as a name for girls has its root in Old English, and Hedlie means "heather meadow". Hedlie is a variant form of Hadley (Old English): name of Ernest Hemingway's first wife.

Associated with: old english, heather (flower), meadow.


Hedlie has 7 variants: Hadlea, Hadleigh, Hadly, Hedlea, Hedleigh, Hedley and Hedly.

Creative forms:
(female) Hedal, Helie, ..

(male) Hedel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hedlie Salome (H.S.), ..

How popular is Hedlie?

Hedlie is an uncommon first name for females. Hedlie is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Hedlie (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Hadley (#102 last year) and Hadleigh (#954). Adoption of these forms of Hedlie was widespread among parents 1 year ago (adoption of 0.2%) and has remained as widespread to this day (adoption 0.2%, 1%). Hadley and Hadleigh are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hadleigh, Hadley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hedlie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Celie, Cellie, Dedie, Delie, Hadil, Haelie, Hailie, Halie, Hallie, Harlie, Haylie, Heddi, Heddie, Hedi, Hedia, Hedvig, Hedvige (see Hedda), Hedwig, Hedwige, Hedyla (see Hedy), Helia, Helje, Helle, Hellee, Hellia, Henie, Hennie, Henrie, Hepsie, Hettie, Hillie, Hollie, Keelie, Keilie, Kellie, Keylie, Lealie, Leslie, Lezlie, Medie, Mellie, Neddie, Neelie, Nellie, Seelie, Selie, Teddie, Verlie, Weslie and Zelie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hedlie.

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