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Baylee is a delightful baby name. Modern in style and melodic in composition, this name has established itself among the trendsetters of popular culture. Baylee Ann is a beloved Marvel Comics character, and Baylee Anthony is a central character in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Baylee:

English: Bailiff, law enforcer, agent

Origin of the name Bailey:

Baylee is the modern spelling of the given name Bailey. This name originated from the Middle English word baili (meaning “bailiff”). The name denoted a person who served as a law enforcer or court bailiff.

Symbolism of the name Bailey:

Baylee is an alternative spelling of the given name Bailey. This name entered the English language through Old Norman French. The name means “bailiff,” “agent,” or “law enforcer.” Beginning in Norman England, bailiffs delivered summons and performed other court duties. Symbols of the bailiff include the badge and court gavel that represents justice.

Style of the name Baylee:

Modern

Gender of the name Baylee:

Baylee is a great name for both boys and girls.

Pronunciation of the name Baylee:

BAY-lee

Number of syllables in the name Baylee:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Baylee:

The name Baylee evokes feelings of abundance and bliss.

Alternative spellings for the name Baylee:

Nicknames for the name Baylee:

  • Bay
  • Bales
  • Lee 
  • Leigh

Popularity of the name Baylee:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Baylee was the 771st most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Baylee:

Great middle names for Baylee and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Baylee:

  • Baylee Almon (public figure)
  • Baylee Jae Brazeau (animator)
  • Baylee Curran (actress)
  • Baylee Drezek (pageant winner)
  • Baylee Lynn Jensen (daughter of actress Gretchen Polhemus Jensen)
  • Baylee Thomas Wylee Littrell (singer)
  • Baylee Ricci (actress)
  • Baylee Marie Roethlisberger (daughter of football player Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger)
  • Baylee Kathryn Smith (pageant winner)
  • Baylee Yong (son of businessman Benjamin Yong)

Baylee in popular culture:

  • Baylee Ann (Marvel Comics character)
  • Baylee Anthony (character in Diary of a Wimpy Kid)
  • Baylee Bee (clothing store in Natick, Massachusetts)