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Gender: F Meaning of Hailey: "Hay's meadow" Origin of Hailey: English and Scottish clan name Hailey's Popularity in 2014: #51

There are no less than ten different variations of Hailey on the current Most Popular list, but this is the spelling that brought it into the Top 10 of 2010, and it now sits within the Top 50. So, although Hailey has a shiny, unpretentious charm, its mass popularity makes it very much of the moment. Look for the Hailee spelling to rise via Hailee Steinfeld, the young actress Oscar-nominated for her performance in True Grit.

Famous People Named Hailey

Hailey Reese, American Singer/Songwriter, Model and Actress
Hailey Clauson, American model
Hailey Hatred (born Angel Katherine Reece), American pro wrestler

Pop Culture References for the name Hailey

Hailey Nichol, character on TV's "The O.C."