[ 2 syll. ha-dley, had-l-ey ] The baby boy name Hadley is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being somewhat more common. Its pronunciation is HHAEDLiy- †. Hadley is largely used in the English language and it is derived from Old English origins. The name is of the meaning from the heather meadow.
Hadley is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1908, 0.010% of baby boys were given the name Hadley. Its ranking then was #668. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is now of infrequent use. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Hadley, Lee was the most widely used. Though Hadley is slightly more popular as a girl name today, there was a period from 1908 to 1909 that it was given more often to boys. From 1998 on, increasingly more girls than boys were named Hadley.
Baby names that sound like Hadley include Hadlee, Hadleigh, Hadli, Hadlie, Hadly, Headlee, Headley, Headli, Headlie, Headly, Heathlee, Heathley, Heathli, Heathlie, Heathly, Hedlee, Hedley, Hedli, Hedlie, and Hedly.
† Pronunciation for Hadley: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"