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Baley

What does Baley mean?

Baley Pronunciation of Baley [ba-ley] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and Baley means "berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification". Baley is a version of Bailey (Old English).

Associated with: old english, clearing (meadow).

Variations

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

1 more related form via Bailey: Bail.

Creative forms:
(male) Barley, Beley, ..

(female) Balia, Balie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Baley Ameer (B.A.), ..

How popular is Baley?

Baley is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#21540 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Bailey (#1503 the previous year), Baily, Baylee and Bayley are the prominent related forms of Baley (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Baley were favored in the year 1997 (average #1275) and have become much less widespread since, with the form Bailey becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Baley is pronounced similarly to Bala, Balu and Billy. Other suggested similar names are Adley, Alley, Arley, Atley, Bailby (see Balbo), Bailer, Bake, Baker, Balbi, Balbo, Bald, Bale, Balfer, Balto, Bane, Baret, Barkley, Barney, Barrey, Baxlea (see Baxley), Baxlee, Baxley, Bay, Baylen, Bayler, Beale, Birley, Bly, Bodey, Bogey, Bosley, Brawley, Briley, Byrley, Cacey, Cailey, Caley, Carey, Casey, Coley, Dailey, Daley, Earley, Garey, Hadley, Hagley, Hailey, Haley, Halley, Hanley, Jacey, Jamey, Kacey, Kaley, Kasey, Kayley, Kealey, Kiley, Lacey, Macey, Manley, Marley, Maxey, Olley, Paley, Radley, Riley, Roley, Ryley, Sealey, Tavey and Yarley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Baley.

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