Occupational name
"law enforcer, bailiff"

Bailey Origin and Meaning

The name Bailey is both a boy's name and a girl's name meaning "law enforcer, bailiff".
Bailey -- a jaunty surname -- was first used for a female TV character in 1978 in the show WKRP in Cincinnaati, then caught on big time. Bailey's still an appealing choice, though, and a celebrity fave. Parents of daughters named Bailey include Scot Baio and Stella McCartney.
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Famous People Named Bailey

  • Bailey Marie De YoungAmerican actress
  • Bailey JayAmerican adult film actress and model
  • Bailey RyonAmerican actress
  • Bailey BramCanadian ice hockey player
  • Bailey SheaAmerican child beauty queen of TV's "Toddlers & Tiaras"
  • Bailey Jean Cypher (b. 1997)daughter of singer Melissa Etheridge and Julie Cypher
  • Bailey Wallacedaughter of basketball player Ben Wallace
  • Bailey Linda Olwyn Willis (2006)daughter of designer Stella McCartney and Alasdhair Willis
  • Bailey Elizabeth Masche (b. 2007)sextuplet on TV's "Raising Sextuplets"
  • Bailey McKnightdaughter of American vlogger Mindy from CuteGirlsHairstyles YouTube Channel
  • Bailey De Luca Baio (b. 2007)daughter of actor Scott Baio
  • Hazel Bailey Lessard (b. 2004)daughter of musician Stefan Lessard

Bailey in Pop Culture

  • Bailey Quarterscharacter on TV's "WKRP in Cincinnati"
  • Bailey Pickettcharacter on TV's "Suite Life on Deck"
  • Bailey Graffmancharacter in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series
  • Bailey Talletcharacter in movie "Real Steel"
  • Miranda Baileycharacter on TV's "Grey's Anatomy"
  • Alison Baileylead character on TV's "The Affair"
  • Bailey's Irish Cream liqueur