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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Neutral. Ranked #594 most popular

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What does the name "Bailey" mean?

Bailey (English): Bailiff, Steward

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

B is for beloved, as you are to many.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for endear, all those you touch.

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 "Abiely". 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.

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Bailey? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 109,152 babies born with the name Bailey in the United States. That's more than enough Baileies to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared 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 Baileies)

According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bailey" ranks #101 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 14 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of 2,264 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Bailey popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Bailey in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Bailey

Bailey Chase

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


Past life for Bailey born Aug 22, 1966

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 Philippines approximately on 1100. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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