Bailey (given name)

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Gender Unisex
Language(s) Middle English
Meaning "bailiff"
Other names
See also Bailee, Baileigh, Bailie, Baylee, Bayleigh, Baylie, Bayley, Bailley

Bailey is a given name taken from an English surname meaning "bailiff".[1]

The name Bailey is used for both boys and girls in the United States. Bailey was the 665th most popular name for American boys born in 2007 and the 83rd most popular name for American girls. It was most popular for boys in the late 1990s, when it ranked among the top 200 names. Bailey was the 70th most popular name for boys born in England and Wales and Ireland in 2007 and was the 91st most popular name for boys born in Scotland in 2006.[2]


  1. ^ Mike Campbell. "Behind the Name: Meaning, origin and history of the name Bailey". Retrieved 2018-05-03. 
  2. ^ Mike Campbell. "Behind the Name: Popularity for the name Bailey". Retrieved 2018-05-03.