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Bailey Name Meaning and Origin

Bailey Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Bailiff, berry clearing

Name Origin


The name Bailey means 'bailiff' in Old English, referring to a court official. It can also mean 'berry clearing' in Middle English, symbolizing a peaceful and natural environment.

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Bailey Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Bailey is easy to pronounce with a pleasant flow, earning it a high score for fluency.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Bailey create a simple rhythm, but it may lack some complexity for those seeking a more dynamic name.

Famous People Named Bailey

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Bailey Noble

Bailey Noble is an American actress known for her role as Adilyn Bellefleur in the TV series 'True Blood'. She has also appeared in 'Glee' and 'The Last Tycoon'.

● Bailey Sok

Bailey Sok is a talented dancer and choreographer who gained popularity through her performances on 'Dance Moms' and 'So You Think You Can Dance'.

● Bailey May

Bailey May is a British-Filipino singer and actor who rose to fame as a member of the group Now United. He has also appeared in various TV shows.

Bailey Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Bailey

The name Bailey does not typically evoke negative connotations or associations. However, some may perceive it as a trendy or unisex name, which could influence how it is received in different cultural contexts.

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