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112k
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Bailey

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Bailiff, Steward
  • #587 All Time
Girls
Boys
More Popular Potential Spellings
387k Billy
161k Bill
133k Billie

How popular is the baby name Bailey in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 12 0 12
1881 8 0 8
1882 8 0 8
1883 8 0 8
1884 6 0 6
1885 7 0 7
1886 7 0 7
1887 6 0 6
1888 6 0 6
1889 10 0 10
1890 13 0 13
1891 10 0 10
1892 10 0 10
1893 16 0 16
1894 11 0 11
1895 10 0 10
1896 8 0 8
1897 13 0 13
1898 14 0 14
1899 11 0 11
1900 19 0 19
1901 12 0 12
1902 10 0 10
1903 5 0 5
1904 10 0 10
1905 10 0 10
1906 15 0 15
1907 14 0 14
1908 7 0 7
1909 9 0 9
1910 10 0 10
1911 11 0 11
1912 26 0 26
1913 24 0 24
1914 34 0 34
1915 34 0 34
1916 56 6 50
1917 33 0 33
1918 37 0 37
1919 36 0 36
1920 48 0 48
1921 48 0 48
1922 39 0 39
1923 33 0 33
1924 44 0 44
1925 36 6 30
1926 32 0 32
1927 36 0 36
1928 45 0 45
1929 35 0 35
1930 42 0 42
1931 35 0 35
1932 41 0 41
1933 35 0 35
1934 30 0 30
1935 37 0 37
1936 34 0 34
1937 41 0 41
1938 34 0 34
1939 38 0 38
1940 31 0 31
1941 33 0 33
1942 31 0 31
1943 27 0 27
1944 32 0 32
1945 31 0 31
1946 31 0 31
1947 28 0 28
1948 27 0 27
1949 31 0 31
1950 35 0 35
1951 29 0 29
1952 33 0 33
1953 26 0 26
1954 29 0 29
1955 28 0 28
1956 32 5 27
1957 31 0 31
1958 21 0 21
1959 28 0 28
1960 15 0 15
1961 14 0 14
1962 21 0 21
1963 22 0 22
1964 23 0 23
1965 15 0 15
1966 23 0 23
1967 26 0 26
1968 13 0 13
1969 27 0 27
1970 20 0 20
1971 24 5 19
1972 15 0 15
1973 18 0 18
1974 16 0 16
1975 19 5 14
1976 15 0 15
1977 18 0 18
1978 23 7 16
1979 36 17 19
1980 84 54 30
1981 109 83 26
1982 152 111 41
1983 182 153 29
1984 307 267 40
1985 347 308 39
1986 540 499 41
1987 676 611 65
1988 1,019 942 77
1989 1,139 1,051 88
1990 1,346 1,259 87
1991 1,535 1,435 100
1992 1,848 1,729 119
1993 2,264 2,135 129
1994 2,538 2,351 187
1995 4,498 3,488 1,010 #96 girl name
1996 5,741 4,191 1,550 #85 girl name
1997 7,317 5,023 2,294 #65 girl name
1998 7,435 5,195 2,240 #60 girl name
1999 7,016 4,808 2,208 #65 girl name
2000 6,403 4,648 1,755 #68 girl name
2001 5,573 4,339 1,234 #69 girl name
2002 4,512 3,661 851 #84 girl name
2003 4,225 3,465 760 #98 girl name
2004 3,905 3,306 599 #100 girl name
2005 3,464 2,988 476
2006 3,341 2,976 365
2007 4,284 3,929 355 #84 girl name
2008 4,174 3,897 277 #82 girl name
2009 3,856 3,637 219 #85 girl name
2010 3,786 3,590 196 #78 girl name
2011 3,475 3,307 168 #88 girl name
2012 3,522 3,401 121 #81 girl name
2013 3,132 3,008 124
2014 3,067 2,934 133
2015 2,927 2,818 109

Want to know about the popularity of the Bailey baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 112,105 babies born with the name Bailey in the United States. That's more than enough Baileys to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bailey" was in 1998 with a total of 5,195 babies. (That's a lot of baby Baileys)

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bailey" ranks #57 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 119 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 5,573 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Bailey" mean? The list below shows the origins of Bailey as well as things modernly associated with the name Bailey such as celebrities named Bailey.

Origin and Meaning of Bailey

The name "Bailey" is of English origin, and it means "Bailiff, Steward". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Bailey Chase

Bailey was born in 1972 as Bailey Chase Luetgert in Chicago, Illinois U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Bailey

Bailey 44
Bailey De Young
Bailey Hats
Bailey J
Bailey Glasser
Bailey Systems
Bailey Landry

Alternative Meanings

B is for busy, your never idle life.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

L is for little, the little things you do.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yeliab". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Leiayb". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Bailey born Jul 9, 1988

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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