Hailey

First Name
153k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
8k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Hailey mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Hailey

"Hailey" is a name of English origin, and it means "From the Hay Clearing". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A surname​, a spelling variant of Hayley.
  2. A female given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Hailey

Hailey was given the name Hailey Rhode Baldwin on November 22nd, 1996 in Tucson, Arizona, U.S.

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Hailey was born on March 7th, 1995 in Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.

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Hailey was born on August 2nd, 2000.

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Hailey Nichol is a fashion and sales.

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Hailey was born on October 4th, 1995.

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Hailey Anne Nelson is an actress and actor. They were most active from 2003 to present. Hailey was born on September 14th, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hailey

Leisha Hailey is an actress and musician. She was most active from 1991 to present. Leisha was born on July 11th, 1971 in United States Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands.

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Arthur Hailey was a writer. Arthur was born on April 5th, 1920 in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. He died on November 24th, 2004.

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Cedric Hailey is a contemporary r&b, pop music, contemporary christian music, gospel music, traditional black gospel, and urban contemporary gospel musician. His career lasted from 1983 to 1983. Cedric was given the name Cedric Renard Hailey on September 2nd, 1969 in Monroe, North Carolina. Cedric is also known as Little Cedric and K-Ci.

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Ashawna Hailey was a technologist and philanthropist. Ashawna was born on October 8th, 1949 in Lubbock, Texas, U.S. Ashawna is also known as Shawn Hailey (birth name). She left this life on October 14th, 2011.

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Malcolm was born on February 15th, 1872. He died on June 1st, 1969.

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Elizabeth was born on August 31st, 1938 in Dallas.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1922 7 0 7
1923 5 0 5
1963 6 6 0
1966 6 6 0
1968 6 6 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 9 9 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 11 11 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 14 14 0
1975 24 24 0
1976 22 22 0
1977 110 110 0
1978 102 102 0
1979 85 85 0
1980 81 81 0
1981 145 145 0
1982 170 170 0
1983 182 182 0
1984 227 227 0
1985 370 370 0
1986 453 453 0
1987 544 538 6
1988 677 672 5
1989 761 752 9
1990 945 945 0
1991 1,511 1,506 5
1992 1,918 1,913 5
1993 2,535 2,529 6
1994 2,698 2,686 12
1995 2,971 2,965 6
1996 3,770 3,761 9 #93 girl name
1997 4,151 4,144 7 #80 girl name
1998 4,472 4,472 0 #70 girl name
1999 5,376 5,368 8 #54 girl name
2000 7,842 7,829 13 #35 girl name
2001 8,037 8,029 8 #33 girl name
2002 8,003 7,991 12 #31 girl name
2003 8,803 8,793 10 #26 girl name
2004 8,721 8,681 40 #24 girl name
2005 8,598 8,588 10 #26 girl name
2006 8,437 8,421 16 #25 girl name
2007 8,440 8,430 10 #23 girl name
2008 7,871 7,864 7 #25 girl name
2009 7,324 7,312 12 #25 girl name
2010 7,020 7,015 5 #19 girl name
2011 6,275 6,267 8 #32 girl name
2012 5,906 5,906 0 #32 girl name
2013 5,022 5,013 9 #43 girl name
2014 4,607 4,607 0 #51 girl name
2015 4,245 4,236 9 #64 girl name
2016 3,918 3,918 0 #68 girl name

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Popularity of Hailey as a first name

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Popularity of Hailey as a last name

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Common last names for Hailey

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hailey U.S.
  White 61.68% 64.26%
  African American 32.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.41% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hailey

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

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Fun Facts about the name Hailey

  • How Popular is the name Hailey? Hailey is the 469th most popular name of all time. In 2016 Hailey was the 68th most popular name. As a last name Hailey was the 4,256th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hailey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 153,460 babies born with the first name Hailey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hailey to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hailey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Hailey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hailey is Friday, January 2nd, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Hailey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hailey was in 2003 with a total of 8,793 babies. That's a lot of babies named Hailey!
  • Random Hailey Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hailey ranks 14th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 87 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Hailey: Your name in reverse order is Yeliah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aheyli. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hailey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,327 people with the last name Hailey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hailey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Hailey as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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