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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 Hiley

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons Named Hiley

Hiley was born on March 10th, 1951 in Newton Abbot, Devon, England. He left this life on December 8th, 2009.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hiley

Scott Hiley is a soccer player for the Exeter City F.C., Birmingham City F.C., Manchester City F.C., Southampton F.C., Portsmouth F.C., Crawley Town F.C., Tiverton Town F.C., and Cullompton Rangers F.C. Scott was born on September 27th, 1968 in Plymouth, England.


Joseph was born on August 18th, 1902. He left this life on November 17th, 1989.


Sir Thomas Alfred Hiley was an accountant and civil service. Thomas was born on November 25th, 1905 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He breathed his last breath on November 6th, 1990.


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Popularity of Hiley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hiley U.S.
  White 64.39% 64.26%
  African American 30.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hiley

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

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Fun Facts about the name Hiley

  • How Popular is the name Hiley? Hiley is the 51,898th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hiley was the 38,754th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hiley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 37 babies born with the first name Hiley in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hiley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Hiley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hiley is Saturday, February 26th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Hiley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hiley was in 2003 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hiley: Your name in reverse order is Yelih. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yhlie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hiley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 570 people with the last name Hiley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hiley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hiley as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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