English occupational name
"law enforcer, bailiff"

Bailey Origin and Meaning

The name Bailey is a boy's name of English origin meaning "law enforcer, bailiff".

Extremely amiable, open-sounding surname that's gradually being taken over by the girls.

# 995 in the US

Bailey Rank in US Top 1000

# 1367 on Nameberry

Bailey Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Bailey Popularity

Famous People Named Bailey

  • Bailey E. HowellAmerican basketball player
  • Bailey BartlettU.S. Congressman from Massachusetts
  • Bailey Chase (Luetgert)American actor
  • Bailey McConnellEnglish singer,songwriter
  • Bailey Thomas Cabello MayFilipino,British TV personality and actor
  • Bailey Vincent Marshall (b. 1999)son of actress Tracey Gold

Bailey in Pop Culture

  • Bailey Salingercharacter on TV's "Party of Five"
  • Bailey Turnercharacter on Australian soap "Neighbours"
  • Derek "Bailey" Shepherdson of Meredith and Derek on TV's "Grey's Anatomy"
  • Baileybeluga whale in Pixar's "Finding Dory"
  • George Bailey and familymain characters in film It's a Wonderful Life
  • Beighleycopilot character in the the 50 Shades of Grey series
  • Bailey's Irish Cream liqueur
  • Bailey Alden Clarkecharacter in Erin Morgenstern's "The Night Circus"