First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bailes

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Alt. Meaning

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

A is for able, for you surely are.

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

L is for love, your love of life!

E is for expert, in your chosen career

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bailes

Alyson was born on April 6th, 1949 in Manchester.


Margaret Bailes is an athlete. Margaret was born on January 23rd, 1951 in The Bronx, New York, U.S.


Scott Bailes is a baseball player. Scott was born on December 18th, 1961 in Chillicothe, Ohio.


Sr. Julian Edwin Bailes was a judge and lawyer. Sr. was born on January 6th, 1915 in Longview, Texas, USA. They died on February 1st, 2010.



Barclay was born on August 9th, 1883.


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Popularity of Bailes as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bailes U.S.
  White 85.93% 64.26%
  African American 5.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bailes

People with the last name Bailes are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bailes

  • How Popular is the name Bailes? As a last name Bailes was the 10,150th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bailes first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bailes is Tuesday, February 2nd, 1892.
  • How unique is the name Bailes? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bailes. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bailes: Your name in reverse order is Seliab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Liseba. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bailes? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,178 people with the last name Bailes.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bailes? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Bailes as their last name.

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