Hayley
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Given Name HAYLEY
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: HAY-lee   [key]
Meaning & History
From a surname which was originally derived from the name of an English town (meaning "hay clearing" from Old English heg "hay" and leah "clearing"). It was popularized by the British child actress Hayley Mills (1946-), though the name did not become common until over a decade after she first became famous.
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Popularity
United States  ranked #547 
England and Wales  ranked #448 
Canada (BC)  - 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #78 
Netherlands  - 
New Zealand  - 
Scotland  - 
Sources and References
  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)