Haley: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Haley

Haley

Pronunciation: HAY-lee (key)

Origin of the name Hayley:

Transferred use of a Northern English surname derived from Hale or Hales (residing in a nook, recess, or remote valley). It has also been suggested that Hayley derives from the place-name Hailey, which is composed of the Old English elements hēg (hay) and lēah (wood, clearing, meadow).

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Comments and insights on the name Haley: | Edit

The name "Haley" is a beautiful, calm, peaceful name. For me, since my name is Haley, I'm the singer/sporty type.

Personal experiences with the name Haley: | Edit

My sisters name is haley
friends name is haley
My name is Haley. But it's pronounced like "Hally", not like "Hailey". But I get mistaken half the time and I'm called "Hailey"

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Hales
Haley-Bop
Hay-Hay
Hale
Halo
Comet
Hay
Hay-Yay
Hay Jay
Haylay

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Famous real-life people named Haley: | Edit

Haley Joel Osment (male), actor
Haley Barbour (male), governor

Haley in song, story & screen: | Edit

Haley James Scott, character on the TV show "One Tree Hill".
Halley's comet in the song second chance by shinedown "I just saw Halley's comet, she waved"
Haley Dunphy, a character on the TV show "Modern Family".

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