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Name Hayley

Meaning:hay clearing, hay meadowTools:

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About the name Hayley in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
US 2012 rank:#463     ... 461:Joselyn, 462:Nia, 463:Hayley, 464:Lilian, 465:Adelynn ...     Full US 2012 list
Similarly written:Hadley, Hailey, Haley, Harley, Harley, Haylee, Kayley, Adley, AylĂ©n, Bailey     Details
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About Hayley, the group of names with the same origin as Hayley

Meaning/translation:hay clearing, hay meadow
Language of origin:Old English
Info about origin:from a family name which derives from a place name, probably Hailey in Oxfordshire in England, with the meaning hay clearing or hay meadow
 used as a given name only since around 1960
Words:heg = the hay (dry grass)  Old English
 leah = the wood (in the sense of forest), the clearing (open place within a wood), the meadow  Old English
Topics:Family name, Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:19:Hayley England+Wales 1984,  19:Hailey USA 2010,  27:Haley USA 2000,  158:Halle Scotland 2011,  212:Haylee USA 2009,  297:Hallie USA 2000,  359:Hailee USA 2003,  372:Haleigh USA 2000,  422:Haylie USA 2007,  488:Hailie USA 2003
Name variants:Hailee, Hailey, Hailie, Haleigh, Haley, Hali, Halie, Halle, Hallie, Haylee, Hayleigh, Hayley, Haylie   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesRankings
Australia/NSW2012 51,  2011 49,  2010 49,  2009 37,  2008 34,  2007 27,  2006 22,  2005 21,  2004 192003 45,  2002 25,  2001 30
England+Wales decades1994 43,  1984 191974 53
New Zealand2012 59,  2011 73,  2010 39,  2009 352008 37
Scotland2012 110,  2011 152,  2010 131,  2009 80,  2008 108,  2007 83,  2006 77,  2005 96,  2003 81,  2002 652000 97,  1998 69
USA decades1990-1999 1501980-1989 414
USA yearly2012 463,  2011 428,  2010 430,  2009 423,  2008 381,  2007 305,  2006 306,  2005 261,  2004 244,  2003 174,  2002 195,  2001 187,  2000 146,  1999 143,  1998 151,  1997 136,  1996 1201995 134,  1994 136
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