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What does Bayless mean?

Bayless Pronunciation of Bayless as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Bayless is "one who leases a bay". Possibly refers to a fishing ancestor.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ba-, bay (tree)


VARIANT Baylless



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How popular is Bayless?

Bayless is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#5221 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Bayless has not been listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bayless name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Bailee, Bailer, Bailey, Bale, Baley, Barnes, Baxlea (see Baxley), Baxlee, Baxley, Bayerd, Baylee, Baylen, Bayler, Bayley, Baylor, Bayly, Bayne, Beavess, Bliss, Braylen, Brylee, Bryley (see Briley), Burgess, Corless, Dariess (see Darius), Markess and Willess. Like Bayless, these names are not frequently used.

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