Names to Substitute for Hailey

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Hailey is one of those baby names that come in so many spellings and variations that it's more widely used than it may seem from popularity charts. In fact, if you add up all the spellings of Hailey, it would break into the Top 50, according to our Playground Analysis.

Along with sound-alike names Hallie and Hadley, other alternatives to the name Hailey in the US Top 400 include Aubree, Charlie, Emery, Hazel, Harmony, Marley, Sadie, and Saylor. Outside-of-the-box options to substitute include Aurelie, Hayes, Langley, and Maelie.

Hailey is now falling from its peak a decade ago but remains a popular choice. So whether you’re looking for a fresh take or a less common alternative (maybe both!), search our collection of names to substitute for Hailey, here.

  • Ali

    One of the sweet simple unisex names balanced enough to stand on its own. Ali can either be used as a shortening of Al- beginning names and is also... Read More 

  • Amelie

    Emily gets a Bohemian spin and a French accent when it becomes Amelie. This favorite among French girl names has been... Read More 

  • Arya

    Arya was derived from an Indo-Iranian word meaning “Aryan” or “noble.” It is a masculine given name in Iran, Indonesia, Bali, and Sanskrit-speaking regions of India. In Hindu- and English-speaking... Read More 

  • Aubree

    Aubree and its big sister name Aubrey are both very widely used names, and if taken together would be among the most popular girl names. The Aubree spelling came into the limelight on the show... Read More 

  • Aurelie

    Aurelie is the delicate French variation of Aurelia, one of the most improbable popular names of recent years. Both versions of the name are lovely, but it might be difficult to insist that... Read More 

  • Aya

    Simple names have their appeal, but Aya, barely more than a breath, maybe be too simple. It debuted on the US Top 1000 in 2012.

    In the entertainment industry, Aya has two international... Read More 

  • Ayla

    Tired of Ava and Isla? Consider Ayla, a more offbeat choice and a lovely name that means light as well as tree. Its... Read More 

  • Bailey

    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... Read More 

  • Billie

    Billie is a tomboy nickname name, part of the growing trend for using boyish nicknames for girls and now destined for stardom along with its most famous contemporary bearer, music sensation Billie... Read More 

  • Brielle

    Though it sounds so modern, Brielle is, among other things, a traditional Cajun contraction of Gabrielle, but it has now spread far beyond that community. Brielle is also the name of a historic... Read More 

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