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What does Hally mean?

Hally Pronunciation of Hally as a name for girls is of Old Norse and Old English derivation, and Hally means "army ruler, commander; hay meadow". Hally is an alternate form of Haralda (Old Norse). Hally is also a variant of Hayley (Old English).


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, old english, army (warrior), ruler (queen), meadow


VARIANTS Haylie, Hayleigh, Haylee, Haylea, Hallie, Halley, Halie, Haley, Haleigh, Haily, Haillie, Hailie, Hailey, Haileigh, Hailee, Hailea, Haely, Haelie, Haeley

(female) Haly, ..

(male) Halla, ..

Hally Gwyneth (H.G.), ..

How popular is Hally?

Hally is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#38771 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Hailee (#874 IN 2018), Haileigh, Hailey (#79), Hailie (#1908), Haily, Haleigh (#1636), Haley (#385), Halie, Halley, Hallie (#460), Haylee (#666), Hayleigh (#1989), Hayley (#633) and Haylie (#1712) are the popular varying forms of Hally (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Hailea, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Hally was at its peak 2 decades ago (USAGE OF 1.36%) and is now significantly less (USAGE 0.39%, 71%), with versions like Hayley becoming less in vogue. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hailee, Haileigh, Hailey, Hailie, Haily in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Haleigh, Haley, Halie, Halley, Hallie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Haylee, Hayleigh, Hayley, Haylie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hailey, Haley, Hallie, Hayley outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hally is alike in pronunciation to Hala, Halah, Halea, Hali, Halia, Halli, Helia, Hella, Hellee, Hellia, Hillie, Hilly, Hollee, Holley, Holli, Hollie, Holly and Hollye. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ally, Bailly, Baily, Bayly, Billy, Cally, Carly, Cilly, Colly, Daly, Delly, Dolly, Elly, Gilly, Hadley, Hadly, Halle, Halma, Hanny, Hany, Happy, Harley, Harli, Harly, Hatsy, Hatty, Hazle, Hedly, Helle, Hildy, Hill, Hille, Holle, Jilly, Jully, Kally, Kaly, Karly, Kelly, Laily, Lally, Lilly, Lolly, Mally, Melly, Milly, Molly, Nelly, Pauly, Polly, Sally, Tally, Tilly, Tully, Vally, Wally and Willy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hally.

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