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Gender: F Meaning of Hadley: "heather field" Origin of Hadley: English Hadley's Popularity in 2014: #99

Hadley, most famous as the name of Ernest Hemingway's first wife, is more sophisticated, professional, and modern than cousins Harley, Haley, or Hayden. After debuting on the Top 1000 list in 1998, Hadley has climbed up the popularity list every year, now at just inside the Top 100 at Number 99. The hit book The Paris Wife, a novel told from the point of view of Hadley Hemingway (born Elizabeth Hadley Richardson), has helped popularize the name, which also appears on the vampire show True Blood. Hadley could become this generation's Hailey.

Famous People Named Hadley

Hadley Richardson, wife of American novelist Ernest Hemingway
Hadley Freeman, American fashion journalist
Hadley Walts, American dancer on TV's "Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition"

Pop Culture References for the name Hadley

Hadley, character in animated movie "Barbie and the 12 Dancing Princesses," twin sister Isla
Hadley Sullivan, character in "The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight" by Jennifer E. Smith
Hadley, character in novel "Freaky Monday" by Mary Rodgers
Hadley Durk, minor character The Clique series
Hadley Hale, character on TV's "True Blood"
Hadley Armstrong, character in "Amy & Roger's Epic Detour" by Morgan Matson
Remy "Thirteen" Hadley, character on TV's "House"
Byron Hadley, a prison guard in movie "The Shawshank Redemption"
Sephy Hadley, character in popular Noughts & Crosses series

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