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Halley meaning and name origin

Halley \ha(l)-ley\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Halley), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Halley is "meadow near the hall; holy". Different from the homonym Haley. Hallie is popular as a girl's name. Astronomer Edmund Halley.

Halley is also pronounced similarly to Hailey, Haily, Hawley, Hawly and Hayley. Other suggested similar baby names are Hadley, Hagley, Hale, Hall, Halle, Hallem, Hallen, Hallsey, Hallsy, Halsey, Hanley, Harley and Hayle.

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Popularity of Halley

Halley is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7330 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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