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153k
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Haley

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the hay clearing
  • #461 All Time
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145k Hailey (English)
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How popular is the 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 45 45 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 926 918 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 7,826 7,804 22 #36 girl name
1995 8,225 8,205 20 #32 girl name
1996 9,070 9,040 30 #30 girl name
1997 8,701 8,682 19 #31 girl name
1998 7,955 7,935 20 #35 girl name
1999 8,225 8,201 24 #31 girl name
2000 9,099 9,068 31 #28 girl name
2001 8,037 8,009 28 #34 girl name
2002 7,472 7,449 23 #35 girl name
2003 7,212 7,194 18 #34 girl name
2004 5,769 5,722 47 #45 girl name
2005 5,136 5,120 16 #54 girl name
2006 4,301 4,291 10 #75 girl name
2007 4,203 4,195 8 #76 girl name
2008 3,339 3,330 9
2009 2,621 2,615 6
2010 1,984 1,979 5
2011 1,952 1,947 5
2012 1,706 1,706 0
2013 1,407 1,402 5
2014 1,223 1,223 0

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 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 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Haley" ranks #39 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 30 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of 9,099 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.

English

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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Alternative Meanings

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

L is for love, everlasting.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yelah". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hylea". 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 Sep 24, 1932

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 Bulgaria approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

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. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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