Alternatives to Hailey?

our middle name of choice is [name_f]Anna[/name_f] to honor my Russian ancestry and we expecting to name our daughter [name_f]Hailey[/name_f] if we won’t come up with anything cuter.
I am looking for cool, spunky notes to the name in order to contrast with the middle and last names.
[name_f]Hailey[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f] /ˈʌnə/ Kah-no is how it would be pronounced.
We were also considering [name_f]Alice[/name_f], [name_u]Holly[/name_u] and [name_u]Madison[/name_u]; but it all is a bit “meh” for me…
I would also use [name_u]Taylor[/name_u], but it feels kinda dated.
thank you all <3

[name_f]Hallie[/name_f]
[name_f]Heidi[/name_f]
[name_u]Hollis[/name_u]
[name_u]Holland[/name_u]
[name_u]Hadley[/name_u]

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I love [name_u]Holly[/name_u] and [name_u]Hollis[/name_u]

[name_f]Hallee[/name_f]
[name_f]Helena[/name_f]
[name_f]Hildie[/name_f]
[name_u]Haven[/name_u]
[name_f]Haddie[/name_f]

spunky names:

[name_u]Frankie[/name_u]
[name_f]Brielle[/name_f]
[name_f]Juno[/name_f]
[name_f]Serena[/name_f]
[name_f]Maisie[/name_f]
[name_f]Cora[/name_f]
[name_f]Estelle[/name_f]
[name_u]Ruby[/name_u]
[name_f]Stella[/name_f]
[name_u]Nova[/name_u]

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I love @MG1257’s and @Babies123456’s suggestion of [name_u]Hollis[/name_u] and [name_u]Hadley[/name_u]!

Maybe:
[name_f]Hilda[/name_f]
[name_f]Hattie[/name_f]
[name_f]Harriet[/name_f]
[name_f]Henrietta[/name_f]
[name_f]Hannah[/name_f]
Haddison ([name_f]Haddie[/name_f])
[name_f]Helen[/name_f]
[name_f]Hedwig[/name_f]
[name_f]Helga[/name_f]

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[name_f]Paige[/name_f]
[name_u]Aubrey[/name_u]
[name_f]Audrey[/name_f]
[name_f]Phoebe[/name_f]
[name_f]Tamsin[/name_f]
[name_u]Tegan[/name_u]
[name_u]Vivien[/name_u]
[name_f]Tansy[/name_f]
[name_f]Poppy[/name_f]
[name_f]Pippa[/name_f]
[name_u]Piper[/name_u]
[name_f]Eliza[/name_f]

And I second [name_u]Ruby[/name_u] and [name_f]Harriet[/name_f]/[name_f]Hattie[/name_f]!

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[name_u]Halle[/name_u] and [name_u]Hadley[/name_u] are my favorite [name_u]Haley[/name_u] alternatives, which have been mentioned. Or maybe [name_u]Harper[/name_u]? [name_u]Harper[/name_u] is so popular though. If you’re looking for a more modern unisex name, what about:

[name_f]Greer[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Rowan[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Peyton[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Addison[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Jocelyn[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f] (doesn’t seem very unisex, but technically it is!)
[name_u]Quinn[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Bellamy[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Finley[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]

Or a few random other ideas:

[name_u]Willow[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Hazel[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Abigail[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Lacey[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Bailey[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Eilidh[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]/Aylee [name_f]Anna[/name_f] ([name_f]Eilidh[/name_f]’s a Scottish form of [name_f]Helen[/name_f] said like AY-[name_u]Lee[/name_u] which I think is super lovely, not sure how usable it is outside of the UK, but I think Aylee [name_f]Anna[/name_f] sounds cute)
[name_f]Claire[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Sadie[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Zoe[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Lottie[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Poppy[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]/[name_f]Daisy[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]

Good luck!

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[name_u]Julie[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Phoebe[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Sybil[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Mabel[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]

oooohhhh Aylee [name_f]Anna[/name_f] is so beautiful!

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I really like [name_f]Hailey[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f], and I also love the previous suggestions of [name_f]Hallie[/name_f], [name_u]Hadley[/name_u], [name_f]Hazel[/name_f], or [name_f]Maisie[/name_f] as alternatives to [name_f]Hailey[/name_f].

Other names that remind me of [name_f]Hailey[/name_f], in style and/or sound:
[name_f]Lainey[/name_f]
[name_u]Ainsley[/name_u]
[name_f]Kaitlyn[/name_f]
[name_u]Reagan[/name_u]
[name_u]Riley[/name_u]
[name_f]Ayla[/name_f]
[name_u]Harlow[/name_u]
[name_u]Bailey[/name_u]
[name_f]Cara[/name_f]
[name_f]Cerys[/name_f]
[name_u]Everly[/name_u]
[name_u]Peyton[/name_u]
[name_u]Presley[/name_u]
[name_u]Paisley[/name_u]
[name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Kacey[/name_u]
[name_u]Blakely[/name_u]
[name_u]Brinley[/name_u]
[name_f]Lauren[/name_f]
[name_f]Natalie[/name_f]
[name_f]Holiday[/name_f]
[name_f]Alaya[/name_f]
[name_f]Layla[/name_f]
[name_f]Alayna[/name_f]
[name_u]Delaney[/name_u]

[name_m]Hi[/name_m] there.

I like [name_f]Hailey[/name_f] a lot. I actually prefer [name_f]Hayley[/name_f], because that was the name of my sweet kitty when I was a kid. I think that [name_u]Holly[/name_u] is sweet too (that was the cat I had when I was a really little kid!), & a bit more timeless. [name_u]Madison[/name_u] & [name_u]Taylor[/name_u] are a bit meh & dated. [name_f]Alice[/name_f] is lovely.

Sorry for any repeats, but a few more that you may like are…

[name_f]Audrey[/name_f]

[name_f]Bridget[/name_f]

[name_f]Bella[/name_f]

[name_f]Clara[/name_f]

[name_f]Cecily[/name_f]

[name_f]Daphne[/name_f]

[name_f]Delia[/name_f]

[name_f]Eloise[/name_f]

[name_f]Gemma[/name_f]

[name_f]Hattie[/name_f]

[name_f]Ivy[/name_f]

[name_u]Juniper[/name_u]

[name_f]Lucy[/name_f]

[name_f]Lilie[/name_f]

[name_f]Lola[/name_f]

[name_f]Phoebe[/name_f]

[name_f]Polly[/name_f]

[name_f]Penelope[/name_f]

[name_u]Ruby[/name_u]

[name_f]Sofie[/name_f]

[name_f]Sadie[/name_f]

[name_f]Sally[/name_f]

[name_u]Scout[/name_u]

[name_f]Tessa[/name_f]

[name_u]Vida[/name_u]

[name_f]Zoe[/name_f]

[name_f]Hope[/name_f] this helps. :slight_smile:

Honestly I find [name_u]Holly[/name_u] considerably more spunky than [name_f]Hailey[/name_f].

Maybe:
[name_f]Chloe[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Jade[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Wendy[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Paige[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Bailey[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Natalie[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Ivy[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Phoebe[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Sage[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Aubrey[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Daisy[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Blair[/name_u]/[name_u]Blaire[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Zoe[/name_f]/[name_f]Zoey[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Piper[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Sadie[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Molly[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Chelsea[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Hazel[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Lacey[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Ruby[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Wednesday[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Maisie[/name_f]/[name_f]Maisy[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Brooke[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_f]Poppy[/name_f] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Cassidy[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
[name_u]Skylar[/name_u]/[name_u]Skyler[/name_u] [name_f]Anna[/name_f]

[name_u]Bailey[/name_u]
[name_f]Audrey[/name_f]
[name_u]Riley[/name_u]

As a [name_u]Haley[/name_u] this caught my attention. Plus my mn begins with an A too.

Some alternatives:
[name_u]Harlow[/name_u]
[name_u]Haven[/name_u]
[name_u]Harper[/name_u]
[name_u]Hunter[/name_u]

[name_f]Kayleigh[/name_f]
[name_u]Casey[/name_u]
[name_u]Bailey[/name_u]
[name_u]Delaney[/name_u]
[name_u]Riley[/name_u]

[name_u]Zooey[/name_u]
[name_u]Vesper[/name_u]
[name_u]Tatum[/name_u]
[name_f]Clara[/name_f]
[name_u]Kendall[/name_u]

The thing about [name_u]Haley[/name_u] is it’s hard to find (good) nicknames.