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The name Hadley is a beautiful name with a rich, visual meaning. Hadley correlates magnificently with these fields full of bright Heathers that are seen throughout the United Kingdom and throughout Europe even now. It is a more modern name as well, especially since it has only been on the Social Security Index since the year 1998.

Meaning of the name Hadley:

English: from Hadda's field, field of heather, surname, heather meadow

Origin of the name Hadley:

The heather is a plant that is native to locations throughout Europe, including even in the United Kingdom. The heather plant has beautiful purple flowers that grow like wildflowers. Hadley originally began in England as a surname for those individuals who lived among these meadows.

Symbolism of the name Hadley:

The symbolism of Hadley meaning a beautiful meadow full of Heather flowers makes the name that much more beautiful for a girl especially. You can imagine the sense of royalty and beauty that comes when imagining the visuals of these fields full of purple flowers.

Style of the name Hadley:

The style of the name Hadley is a bit modern, but it is based on a traditional English surname that is the same.

Gender of the name Hadley:

The baby name Hadley is primarily for girls, though there have been boys with the name.

Pronunciation of the name Hadley:


Number of syllables in the name Hadley:

There are two syllables in the baby name Hadley.

Emotion evoked from the name Hadley:

The baby name Hadley feels a bit sophisticated and professional in nature. It feels more modern as well. Though it is sophisticated, it does not feel prideful and still feels kind and humble.

Alternative spellings for the name Hadley:

Nicknames for the name Hadley:

  • Hads
  • Had
  • Haddie
  • Hady
  • Haddles
  • Ley
  • Lee 
  • Leigh

Popularity of the name Hadley:

The name Hadley has only been on the Social Security Popularity Index since the year 1998 when it was number 966. It has been on the top 200 list, however, since the year 2011 when it became number 178. As of 2020, the name ranks at number 111 overall for girls.

Related names for the name Hadley:

Great middle names for Hadley and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Hadley:

  • Hadley Hemingway (Ernest Hemingway's first wife)
  • Hadley Walts (television reality star, “Dance Moms”)
  • Hadley Miller (voice actress, “The Peanuts Movie”)
  • Hadley Caliman (professional saxophonist)

Hadleys in popular culture:

  • Hadley (character in “True Blood”)
  • Hadley Jones (character in “The Entwine Series: Entrap”)
  • Hadley(character in “The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight”)
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