What does Hadley mean?
Hadley /had-ley/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Hadley) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hadley is "heather meadow". Place name. Interior designer Albert Hadley.
How popular is Hadley?
Hadley is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#1590 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Hadley and corresponding names. Leigh is the only popular related form of Hadley (not ranked). Adoption of this boy name was at its highest during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.19%) and is now much less. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Hadley is pronounced similarly to Headley, Headly, Hedley and Hedly. Other recommended similar baby names are Hagley, Hailey, Haley, Halley, Handley, Hanley, Harley▼, Hawley, Hayley, Radley and Wadley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hadley.