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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Haly

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From Middle English hali, holi, from Old English hāliġ, hāleġ (“holy, consecrated, sacred, venerated, godly, saintly, ecclesiastical, pacific, tame”), from Proto-Germanic *hailagaz (“holy, bringing health”), from *hailaz (“healthy, whole”), from Proto-Indo-European *kóh₂ilus (“healthy, whole”).

Notable Persons With the Last Name Haly

Richard O'Grady Haly is a military person.


Berkeley Moreton was a pastoral farming and chairman. Berkeley was given the name Charles Robert Haly on July 18th, 1834 in Woodchester, Gloucestershire, England. He died on August 7th, 1924.


Sir William O’Grady Haly is a military person. His military service ended in 1878.


Francis was born in 1783. He died in 1855.


Charles Haly was a pastoral farming and magistrate. Charles was given the name Charles Robert Haly on April 11th, 1816 in Amboise. He left this life on August 26th, 1892.


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Popularity of Haly as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Haly U.S.
  White 69.75% 64.26%
  African American 16.05% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Haly

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

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Fun Facts about the name Haly

  • How Popular is the name Haly? Haly is the 34,318th most popular name of all time. As a last name Haly was the 109,258th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Haly have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 117 babies born with the first name Haly in the United States. That's more than enough people named Haly to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Haly? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Haly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Haly is Monday, August 19th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Haly born? The highest recorded use of the first name Haly was in 2004 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Haly: Your name in reverse order is Ylah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hyla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Haly? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 162 people with the last name Haly.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Haly? Haly is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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