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What does Bailie mean?

Bailie Pronunciation of Bailie [bailie] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Bailie) is an Old English name, and Bailie means "berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification". Bailie is a version of Bailey (Old English).

Associated with: old english, clearing (meadow).


Bailie has 9 variants: Bailee, Baileigh, Baillee, Baillie, Baily, Baley, Baylee, Bayley and Bayly.

1 more related form via Bailey: Bail.

Creative forms:
(male) Baiwie, Bolie, ..

(female) Bailah, Bailia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bailie Baron (B.B.), ..

How popular is Bailie?

Bailie is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#22688 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Bailie (not ranked) are Bailey (#1503 from current records), Baily, Baylee and Bayley. Other forms, like Baillee, are uncommon. These relations of Bailie were popular 18 years ago (median #1275) and have become much less popular since (#1875, 96%), with the form Bailey becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bailey, Baily, Baylee, Bayley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bailey outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bailie is pronounced similarly to Bala, Balu, Billie and Billy. Other recommended names are Bailby (see Balbo), Bailer, Bailor, Bairre, Baldie, Bale, Barklie, Barnie, Barrie, Basile, Basilic (see Basil), Basilie (see Basil), Basilio, Baxlee, Baxlie, Beale, Bealle, Beaslie (see Beasley), Bill, Bille, Birlie, Bradlie, Braidie, Branlie, Braulie (see Brawley), Brawlie, Brilie (see Briley), Burlie, Caile, Cailin, Daile, Earlie, Fairlie, Farlie, Gaile, Gaille, Hallie, Harlie, Jailin, Jaimie, Kaile, Paulie, Vaile and Wallie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bailie.

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