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Popularity
153k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Haley

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the hay clearing
  • #461 All Time
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Boys
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145k Hailey (English)
47k Hayley (English)
< 1k Haile (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1890660
1891550
1893770
1894550
1895880
1897990
1899550
1900550
190410100
1906550
1907660
1908660
191012120
1913660
1914990
191514140
19161697
1917770
191816511
19191486
19201569
1921880
192211110
192321138
192421129
19251275
19261156
192711110
19281156
192910010
19301266
1931707
1932550
1933606
193512120
1936505
1937606
1938550
1939550
1942550
19431578
19441156
1945606
1947606
1948808
19491055
1952505
19531266
1954606
1956707
1957505
1958660
1959606
1960505
196116160
196227216
196330237
196439390
196544440
196645450
196752520
196873685
196970700
197079745
197192857
197288880
197398980
19741301300
19751101100
19761171170
19774694627
19785185180
197952551114
198050148912
19817737730
19821,0381,02414
19839269188
19841,00399112
19851,3981,37820
19861,2971,27819
19871,5711,55615
19882,0212,00417
19892,3822,36121
19903,2193,19920
19914,4824,46121#79 girl name
19926,0636,04023#56 girl name
19937,6577,61641#42 girl name
19947,8267,80422#36 girl name
19958,2258,20520#32 girl name
19969,0709,04030#30 girl name
19978,7018,68219#31 girl name
19987,9557,93520#35 girl name
19998,2258,20124#31 girl name
20009,0999,06831#28 girl name
20018,0378,00928#34 girl name
20027,4727,44923#35 girl name
20037,2127,19418#34 girl name
20045,7695,72247#45 girl name
20055,1365,12016#54 girl name
20064,3014,29110#75 girl name
20074,2034,1958#76 girl name
20083,3393,3309
20092,6212,6156
20101,9841,9795
20111,9521,9475
20121,7061,7060
20131,4071,4025
20141,2231,2230

Want to know about the populiarty of Haley? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 152,894 babies born with the name Haley in the United States. That's more than enough Haleies to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name first appeared 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 Haleies)

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Haley" ranks #22 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 131 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 8,225 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Haley" mean?

Haley (English): From the hay clearing

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. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

L is for luster, your shine.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yelah". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aleyh". 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.

Where is the name Haley popular?



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

Celebrities named Haley

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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Past life for Haley born Aug 30, 1930

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Name poster for Haley

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