Hayley: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Hayley

Of English origin and meaning “from the hay meadow.” But realistically, most of the “hay” in her life will be more like “hey” – as in, “Hey Mom. Hey Mom. Hey Mom. Hey Mom.”

Nicknames:

Hay, Hal.

Famous people named Hayley:

Actresses Hayley Mills, Hayley Atwell, Hayley Barr, Hayley Chase, and Hayley Holt; model Hayley Kohle; YouTuber Hayley LeBlanc; singer Hayley Williams; soccer player Hayley McCall.

Fun facts:

In 1946, Hayley Mills was given her mother's maiden name - and her popularity as an actress led to the popularity of Hayley (and its alternate spellings) as a first name.

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