Origin:British
Popularity:205
Meaning:hay meadow
The name Hailey is defined as a “hay meadow.” Despite its alternative spelling, it will forever be associated with Halley’s Comet, which orbits the sun every 75 or 76 years. The comet last appeared in 1986 and will light up the sky again in 2062. There are many other variations of this name, including Haley, Hailee, Hallie and Hayley. Parents might be inclined to take a modern spin on this name and go with Hadley or Harley for their daughter instead.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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