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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Haile

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

L is for look, the way you look at life.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Notable Persons Named Haile

Haile Selassie I was a Chairman of the Organization of African Unity. He was most prominent from 1930 to 1930. Haile was born as the child of Ethiopian aristocratic, court titles, and Yeshimebet Ali on July 23rd, 1892 in Ejersa Goro. He left this life on August 27th, 1975.

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Haile Gebrselassie is an athlete. Haile was born on April 18th, 1973 in Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopia.

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Haile Gerima is a film director, film producer, and screenwriter. His career lasted from 1972 to 1972. Haile was born on March 4th, 1946 in Gondar.

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He died in 1979.

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Haile was born on October 1st, 1946.

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Haile was born in 1937.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Haile

Azeb was given the name Azeb Mesfin Haile .

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Sossina M. Haile is a professor of materials science, of chemical engineering at northwestern university, materials science, chemical engineering, and professor ofmaterials scienceand ofchemical engineeringatnorthwestern university. Sossina was born Sossina M. Haile on July 28th, 1966 in Ethiopia.

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William Henry Haile was a Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts, Member of the, For the First Hampden District, MayorofSpringfield, Massachusetts State Senate, New Hampshire House of Representatives, and Massachusetts Senate. William was born on September 23rd, 1833 in Chesterfield, New Hampshire. He breathed his last breath on February 13th, 1901.

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How popular is the baby name Haile in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1935 11 0 11
1936 7 0 7
1970 6 0 6
1973 9 0 9
1974 7 0 7
1976 5 0 5
1977 5 0 5
1978 9 0 9
1980 5 0 5
1982 5 0 5
1984 6 0 6
1988 5 0 5
1990 14 9 5
1991 16 16 0
1992 12 12 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 34 27 7
1995 33 28 5
1996 35 30 5
1997 23 23 0
1998 38 32 6
1999 51 43 8
2000 63 58 5
2001 53 45 8
2002 72 66 6
2003 66 55 11
2004 44 38 6
2005 51 51 0
2006 39 39 0
2007 44 38 6
2008 37 37 0
2009 40 32 8
2010 29 24 5
2011 24 17 7
2012 21 21 0
2013 22 15 7
2014 20 13 7
2015 20 14 6
2016 9 9 0
2017 18 12 6

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Popularity of Haile as a first name

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Popularity of Haile as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Haile U.S.
  White 41.98% 64.26%
  African American 52.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.63% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Haile

People with the last name Haile are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Haile

  • How Popular is the name Haile? Haile is the 10,400th most popular name of all time. As a last name Haile was the 5,236th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Haile have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,023 babies born with the first name Haile in the United States. That's more than enough people named Haile to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Haile? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1935 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Haile first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Haile is Friday, August 21st, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Haile born? The highest recorded use of the first name Haile was in 2002 with a total of 66 babies.
  • Random Haile Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Haile is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Haile: Your name in reverse order is Eliah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihela. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Haile? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,663 people with the last name Haile.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Haile? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Haile as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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