[ 1 syll. hai-le, ha-ile ] The baby boy name Haile is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is HHEYL †. Haile is largely used in the Amharic language, and it is derived from African-Amharic and Old English origins. From African-Amharic roots, its meaning is power.
In addition, Haile is a variant of the name Hale (English and Hawaiian).
See also the related category amharic.
Haile is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Haile: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"
A famous person named Haile is Emperor, Haile Selassie, born Tafari Makonnen, 23 July 1892 - 27 August 1975, Ejarsagoro, Harar, Ethiopia.