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Bailey Name Meaning and Origin

Bailey Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Bailiff, berry clearing

Name Origin


The name Bailey has multiple meanings depending on the origin. In English, it refers to a bailiff or an officer of the court. In Old English, it means a berry clearing or a city fortification. The name has both a professional and nature-inspired connotation.

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Bailey Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Bailey is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of sounds. It has a familiar and friendly tone.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Bailey create a balanced and rhythmic flow. It rolls off the tongue effortlessly.

Famous People Named Bailey

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

● Bailey Chase

Bailey Chase is an American actor known for his roles in 'Longmire' and 'Saving Grace'. He has showcased his versatile acting skills in various TV shows and movies.

● Bailey Smith

Bailey Smith, also known as 'Baker Boy', is an Australian rapper and dancer. He has gained recognition for his energetic performances and unique style in the music industry.

● Bailey May

Bailey May is a British-Filipino singer and actor who gained popularity through his appearance on the reality show 'Pinoy Big Brother'. He has since pursued a successful career in the entertainment industry.

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 associations. However, in some contexts, it may be associated with stereotypes related to a bailiff's authority or perceived as too common due to its popularity as a unisex name.

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