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154k
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Haley

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the hay clearing
  • #463 All Time
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149k Hailey (English)
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How popular is the baby name Haley in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1890 6 6 0
1891 5 5 0
1893 7 7 0
1894 5 5 0
1895 8 8 0
1897 9 9 0
1899 5 5 0
1900 5 5 0
1904 10 10 0
1906 5 5 0
1907 6 6 0
1908 6 6 0
1910 12 12 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 9 9 0
1915 14 14 0
1916 16 9 7
1917 7 7 0
1918 16 5 11
1919 14 8 6
1920 15 6 9
1921 8 8 0
1922 11 11 0
1923 21 13 8
1924 21 12 9
1925 12 7 5
1926 11 5 6
1927 11 11 0
1928 11 5 6
1929 10 0 10
1930 12 6 6
1931 7 0 7
1932 5 5 0
1933 6 0 6
1935 12 12 0
1936 5 0 5
1937 6 0 6
1938 5 5 0
1939 5 5 0
1942 5 5 0
1943 15 7 8
1944 11 5 6
1945 6 0 6
1947 6 0 6
1948 8 0 8
1949 10 5 5
1952 5 0 5
1953 12 6 6
1954 6 0 6
1956 7 0 7
1957 5 0 5
1958 6 6 0
1959 6 0 6
1960 5 0 5
1961 16 16 0
1962 27 21 6
1963 30 23 7
1964 39 39 0
1965 44 44 0
1966 44 44 0
1967 52 52 0
1968 73 68 5
1969 70 70 0
1970 79 74 5
1971 92 85 7
1972 88 88 0
1973 98 98 0
1974 130 130 0
1975 110 110 0
1976 117 117 0
1977 469 462 7
1978 518 518 0
1979 525 511 14
1980 501 489 12
1981 773 773 0
1982 1,038 1,024 14
1983 927 919 8
1984 1,003 991 12
1985 1,398 1,378 20
1986 1,297 1,278 19
1987 1,571 1,556 15
1988 2,021 2,004 17
1989 2,382 2,361 21
1990 3,219 3,199 20
1991 4,482 4,461 21 #79 girl name
1992 6,063 6,040 23 #56 girl name
1993 7,657 7,616 41 #42 girl name
1994 7,827 7,805 22 #36 girl name
1995 8,225 8,205 20 #32 girl name
1996 9,070 9,040 30 #30 girl name
1997 8,703 8,684 19 #31 girl name
1998 7,955 7,935 20 #36 girl name
1999 8,225 8,201 24 #31 girl name
2000 9,099 9,068 31 #28 girl name
2001 8,038 8,010 28 #34 girl name
2002 7,472 7,449 23 #35 girl name
2003 7,213 7,195 18 #34 girl name
2004 5,770 5,723 47 #45 girl name
2005 5,138 5,122 16 #54 girl name
2006 4,302 4,292 10 #75 girl name
2007 4,204 4,196 8 #76 girl name
2008 3,339 3,330 9
2009 2,623 2,617 6
2010 1,984 1,979 5
2011 1,952 1,947 5
2012 1,708 1,708 0
2013 1,409 1,404 5
2014 1,230 1,230 0
2015 1,128 1,128 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Haley baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 154,045 babies born with the name Haley in the United States. That's more than enough Haleys to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Haley" was in 2000 with a total of 9,068 babies. (That's a lot of baby Haleys)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Haley" ranks #82 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 115 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 2,623 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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Where is the name Haley popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Haley

The name "Haley" is of English origin, and it means "From the hay clearing". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Haley Joel Osment

Haley Joel Osment is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Haley was born in 1988 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Haley Bennett

Haley Bennett is an actress, singer, and dancer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Haley was born in 1988 as Haley Loraine Keeling in Fort Myers, Florida, U.S.

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Haley Ramm

Haley Ramm is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Haley was born in 1992 as Haley Michelle Ramm in Collin County, Texas, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Haley

Haley Barbour
Haley Reinhart
Haley Strategic
Haley Toyota
Haley Tju

Alternative Meanings

H is for hug, give one today!

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yelah". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ahyel". 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 Haley born May 28, 1967

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 Hungary approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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