Names That Mean Hay

  1. Hayden
    • Origin:

      English place name
    • Meaning:

      "hay valley"
    • Description:

      Hayden – a formerly obscure name that's risen to huge popularity – has dipped in this year's ratings. Though Hayden is among the most distinctive of the bunch, it gets lost in the crowd of Jaidens, Bradens, Aidans, and endless variations. Associated with Hayden Christensen, of Star Wars fame.
  2. Hayden
    • Origin:

      English place name
    • Meaning:

      "hay valley"
    • Description:

      A newly successful name for girls, which, like Brayden and Caden, used to be strictly for the boys. Young Heroes and now Nashville star Hayden Panettiere planted it in the girls' camp.
  3. Hayley
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "hay field"
    • Description:

      It all started in 1946, when Hayley Mills was given her mother's maiden name. Now that spelling is in third place, after Hailey and Haley, with all three adding up to one of the most popular names in the country. Hayley is the most used spelling in Australia.
  4. Haley
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "hay field"
    • Description:

      The second most popular spelling of this name is also the most straightforward.
  5. Haley
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "hay meadow"
    • Description:

      Young actor Haley Joel Osment to the contrary, this name in all its variations has become too popular for girls to survive as a boys' choice. Hailey, Haily Halley, Hallie, Hayley.