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Hayley Meaning


What does Hayley mean?

The name Hayley is of English origin.

The meaning of Hayley is "hay meadow".

Hayley is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Hay-ley.

The Given Name Hayley

Transferred use of the surname, a place name describing a hay meadow, possibly specifically Hailey in Oxfordshire.

It derives from the Old English elements heg meaning "hay and leah meaning "clearing" or "meadow".

Its use as a given name began in the mid 20th century.

Hayley falls into the flower name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Hayley Atwell.

Hayley Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 633 in baby name popularity for girls with 469 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 615 in baby name popularity for girls with 493 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Hayley has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Hayley Name Popularity Page.

Hayley Related Names

Famous Hayleys

  • Hayley Atwell ~ Actress

Hayley Numerology

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Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Hayley.

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Hayley Name Fun

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Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Hayley.

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