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The name Bailey is of English origin, and means steward or bailiff.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Bailey has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Bailey
Use of the Name Bailey for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
15,404 14,921 14,921 14,485 5,186 1,354 595
The table below indicates the number of times the name Bailey has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Bailey
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188053212  
18816568  
18827058  
18836848  
18848606  
18857687  
18867697  
18878296  
18889256  
188963310  
189053613  
189160510  
189269210  
189346116  
189463311  
189569010  
18968298  
189758613  
189857714  
189962011  
190055919  
190160112  
190274910  
1903    
190476410  
190579410  
190661515  
190770214  
1908    
1909    
1910    
1911    
191288026  
1913    
191495034  
1915    
191688850  
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1919    
192099348  
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1983  958152
1984  652267
1985  614308
1986  430499
1987  382613
1988  269939
1989  2571,050
1990  2261,258
1991  2081,436
19929891191781,728
19939431291462,135
19947681881372,351
19952761,008963,487
19962001,551854,191
19971502,294655,022
19981532,239605,192
19991672,207654,805
20002011,752684,644
20012661,232694,333
2002325848843,653
2003358759983,458
2004432595993,272
Totals:  15,404 54,793

During the last 125 years, parents have used Bailey as a boy's name about 21% of the time and more frequently (about 78% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Bailey appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 45 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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