Hayley - girls name

Hayley name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 91%

Hayley name meaning:

The name Hayley is of English origin and is derived from the Old English word "hēg," meaning "hay," and "leah," meaning "clearing" or "meadow." Therefore, the name Hayley can be interpreted to mean "clearing of hay" or "meadow of hay."

People with the name Hayley are often described as friendly, outgoing, and sociable individuals. They have a natural ability to connect with people and easily make friends. Hayleys are often admired for their charm, warmth, and positive energy. They have a strong sense of individuality and are not afraid to stand out from the crowd.

Those with the name Hayley are also known for their creativity and artistic talents. They possess a strong imagination and often find themselves drawn to creative outlets such as music, art, or writing. Hayleys are also known to be adaptable and flexible, often thriving in different environments and situations. They have a strong sense of determination and are willing to work hard to achieve their goals. Overall, the name Hayley represents a vibrant and spirited individual with a warm and infectious personality.

Origin: English

Form of Haley. Hero.

Related names

Haley , Haile, Halle , Hayley , Hollace

Other girls names beginning with H


Overall UK ranking: 521 out of 5581

78 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (198)

Historical popularity of Hayley

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