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Gender: Female Meaning of Hayley: "hay field" Origin of Hayley: English Hayley's Popularity in 2017: #612

The name Hayley is a girl's name of English origin meaning "hay field". Hayley is ranked #612 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Baby Names Ending in Ley and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Hayley

Hayley Catherine Rose Vivien Mills, English actress
Hayley Elizabeth Atwell, English actress
Hayley Nichole Williams, singer of American band Paramore
Hayley Dee Westenra, New Zealand singer
Hayley Okines, English progeria activist
Hayley Kiyoko Alcroft, American singer and actress
Hayley Barr, American actress
Hayley Chase, American actress
Hayley Canham, English actress
Hayley Soraya Tamaddon, English actress
Hayley Marie Kohle, Canadian model
Hayley Angel Holt, English actress
Hayley Wickenheiser, Canadian ice hockey player
Hayley Jane Lewis, Australian swimmer and TV presenter
Hayley Evetts, English singer and actress ("Pop Idol")
Hayley Warner, Australian singer-songwriter ("Australian Idol")
Hayley Roselouise Bridges, daughter of actor Jeff Bridges
Hayley Rae, daughter of musician Zakk Wylde
Hayley Clementine Hader (b. 2014), daughter of actor/comedian Bill Hader
Hayley Emma Raso, Australian soccer player
Hayley Haagsma McCall, American soccer player
Hayley Brock, American soccer player
Hayley Noelle LeBlanc, American YouTuber

Pop Culture References for the name Hayley

Hayley Smith, daughter on TV's "American Dad"
Hayley Steele, character on TV's "The Troop"
Hayley Marshall, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Originals"
Hayley Rose Hunter Smith, character on Australian soap "Home & Away"
Hayley Anne Cropper, character on British soap "Coronation Street"
Hayley Ramsey, character on British soap "Hollyoaks"
Hayley Heinz, character on TV's "The Fosters"
Hayley Vaughan, character on American soap "All My Children"
Hayley Amherst, character in novel "The Lifeboat Clique"
Hayley Woods, character from Netflix's "Greenhouse Academy"


connor Says:


Are there any boys with this first name?

RedPanda1203 Says:


My first association is Eminem's daughter -_-

Thepandaprincess223 Says:


This is actually the fourth most popular spelling, Haylee at in the top 400 American list, is the third most popular spelling. Nameberry can you fix this???

hayley Says:


thats ma name dont wear it out