Meaning of Haley
and the Origins of this baby name
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.
The name Haley is a variant of Hayley
. Other popular variants of the name Hayley are: Haeley
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
See other "spunky" names for girls