Haley

Haley - A very unique female name



  Nov 12,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Haley, meaning hay field, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1678. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Haley and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Haley? 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 Haley. The baby girl name Haley was given to 1,679 baby girls in 2012, ranking #185 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 842 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Haley peaked in popularity 19 years ago in 2000 on position 28.



Famous with this name

Haley Ramm
Haley Joel Osment
Haley Pullos


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Rating: 4/5 (10 people)


Haley is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Haley is currently topping the baby name charts in Kentucky at position #92 - and is the least popular in Nevada at position #392.

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 Haley is where you live.


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Haley origin and meaning

Haley is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means hay field. To see famous people named Haley, pop culture references for the name Haley and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Haley

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

Holly / Hailey / 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
2012185
2011160
2010155
2009123
2008102
200776
200675
200554
200445
200334
200235
200134
200028
199931
199835
199731
199630
199532
199436
199342
199256
199179
1990108
1989125
1988143
1987178
1986203
1985194
1984254
1983261
1982245
1981309
1980429
1979410
1978398
1977438
19761055
19751152
19741056
19731227
19721688
19711357
19701735
19691738
19681573
19671957
19661593
19651694
19641863
19351674
19271591
19241646
19231913
19221717
19151678

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kentucky92
Alabama99
New Hampshire100
Arkansas102
Mississippi102
Tennessee116
Georgia120
West Virginia123
South Carolina130
Indiana131
New Mexico139
Maine144
North Carolina146
Iowa148
Virginia150
Missouri152
Kansas155
Colorado161
Pennsylvania167
Minnesota167
Michigan169
North Dakota171
Rhode Island180
Delaware182
Ohio183
Nebraska184
Wisconsin188
Maryland195
Florida196
Massachusetts207
New York210
New Jersey216
Illinois226
Oklahoma241
Texas244
Louisiana251
Arizona254
Connecticut264
California277
Utah305
Oregon362
Washington384
Nevada392

Even more about Haley


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 Haley a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Haley?

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
2000
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Haley
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 842
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1915
2012 births +1,679

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