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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

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.

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.

Nicknames for 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. Below, we've come up with a list of nicknames to get you inspired for the Hadley in your life:

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

Hadley Name Details

Style: Modern

Gender: Neutral

Pronunciation: HAD-lee

Syllables: Two

Alternative Spelling for Hadley

Hadley Name Popularity

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.

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Great Middle Names for Hadley and Their Meanings

Famous People Named 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)
  • 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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