[ 2 syll. ha-ley, hal-ey ] The baby girl name Haley is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced HHEY-Liy- †. Haley is of Old English origin and it is used mainly in English. Haley is a form of the English Hayley.
Haley is popular as a baby girl name. The name grew in popularity from the 1970s up to the 1990s. At the modest height of its usage in 1996, 0.472% of baby girls were named Haley. It was #30 in rank then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then. In 2012, it ranked at #185 with a usage of only 0.088%, but it was nevertheless the most popular within all girl names in its family. Haley was thrice as popular as the next ranked name, Hayley, in 2012. Haley has in the last century been primarily given to baby girls.
Baby names that sound like Haley include Hailee (English), Hailey (English), Haili (English), Hailie (English), Hailley (English), Haily (English), Halee (English), Haleigh (English), Haylee (English), Hayleigh (English), Hayley (English), Hayli (English), Haylie (English), Hayly, Haala, Haeley (English), Haeli (English), Haelo, Haile, and Haileigh (English).
† Pronunciation for Haley: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"