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

What does the name Higley mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Higley

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

L is for love, everlasting.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons With the Last Name Higley

Dena was born on September 26th, 1958.


Harvey was born on October 26th, 1892 in Cheshire, Ohio. He left this life on October 15th, 1986.


Marcus was born on May 16th, 1974 in Yeovil.


Sybil Gibson Higley was a genealogist, author, and genealogy. Sybil was born on December 31st, 1938. She left this life on July 28th, 2010.



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Popularity of Higley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Higley U.S.
  White 95.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.28% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Higley

People with the last name Higley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Higley

  • How Popular is the name Higley? As a last name Higley was the 7,723rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Higley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Higley is Monday, January 7th, 1907.
  • How unique is the name Higley? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Higley. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Higley: Your name in reverse order is Yelgih. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lieygh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Higley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,298 people with the last name Higley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Higley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Higley as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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