Hailey

Hailey - A unique female name



  Dec 15,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hailey, meaning Hay's meadow, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1977 on position #1221. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hailey and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hailey? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hailey. The baby girl name Hailey was given to 5,878 baby girls in 2012, ranking #32 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 240 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hailey peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2010 on position 19.



Famous with this name

Eddie Hailey
Leisha Hailey
Hailey Marmolejo


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Hailey is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hailey is currently topping the baby name charts in North Dakota at position #15 - and is the least popular in Alabama at position #114.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hailey is where you live.


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Hailey origin and meaning

Hailey is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means Hay's meadow. To see famous people named Hailey, pop culture references for the name Hailey and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hailey

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hailey, sorted by popularity.

Holly / Haley / Hayley / Haylee / Hallie / Hollie / Hailee / Halle / Haylie / Halie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201232
201132
201019
200925
200825
200723
200625
200526
200424
200326
200231
200133
200035
199954
199870
199780
199693
1995110
1994118
1993130
1992160
1991196
1990293
1989338
1988360
1987417
1986461
1985535
1984729
1983883
1982930
19811085
19801580
19791610
19781308
19771221

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Dakota15
Idaho20
Wyoming21
Alaska22
New York22
California22
New Mexico24
Maine24
Montana26
Wisconsin26
New Jersey28
Rhode Island28
Vermont30
Nevada30
Illinois31
New Hampshire31
Connecticut31
Pennsylvania33
Florida34
Washington34
Minnesota34
Maryland35
Colorado35
North Carolina38
Texas38
Utah38
Oregon38
Michigan40
South Dakota41
Ohio41
Virginia42
Arizona42
Massachusetts42
Nebraska43
Iowa44
Indiana45
Oklahoma47
Delaware47
Mississippi49
Kentucky49
Arkansas52
Georgia54
Louisiana55
South Carolina57
Tennessee58
Hawaii64
West Virginia66
Missouri66
District of Columbia80
Kansas90
Alabama114

Even more about Hailey


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hailey a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hailey?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2010
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Hailey
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 240
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1977
2012 births +5,878

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