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Meaning of Haley

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The name Haley has the following meaning:

Functioned as a place name meaning "Hay meadow". It was however popularised and successfully brought to first name status by the famous actress Hayley Mills.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Haley is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 39 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Haley fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 21 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 123 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Haley in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Haley is very likely a(n) English variant of the name Hayley.

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You might also like to see the other variants of the name Hayley.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Haley and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Haley: Boys - Girls - Blossom, Brenda, Chelsea, Daisy, Eartha, Eda, Gilda, Holly, Hope, Both genders - Lindsay


The name Haley is a variant of Hayley. Other popular variants of the name Hayley are: Haeley, Haelie, Hailee (English), Hailey (English), Hailie (English), Haleigh (English), Haley (English), Halie, Halleigh, Hallie, Hally, Haylee (English), Hayleigh (English), Hayli, Haylie (English)


We think the name Haley should fall under the following style category: Short and Catchy.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Haley to be: A spunky tomboy who is a bit of a rascal

In one word, you might describe Haley as a(n) "spunky" person.

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