Name: Hayley

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hayley

  • Meaning:
    Hay clearing or hay woods
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (HAY lee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Hayley

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Originally a surname which was derived from the name of an English town.

    It was the 306th most popular name in the US in terms of spelling. If you go by sound and combine all the HAY lee pronunciations together (eg Hailey, Hayley, Haley, Hayleigh etc.) then Hayley (or HAY lee) was the 6th most popular name in America in 2006.

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Popularity Rank of Hayley (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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