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The first name 

Zailey is a female first name.

When two girls called Zailey meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Zailey is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 4 out of 100,000 girls have been named Zailey. In the SmartGenius ranking, Zailey is #2,397 on the list of most common girls names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Zailey.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Zailey -
at home only in a few regions of the USA

It is not so easy to find a woman or girl named Zailey in the USA. Although the name is not sooooo rare overall, it is only at home in a few selected regions of the USA. In the entire United States there are currently a total of 255 women and girls named Zailey, but there are vast areas of the country where not a single person with this name can be found. In fact, the 255 women and girls named Zailey live in no more than 9 different states, including for example California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Louisiana. In all other 41 states, there are no – or, to be precise, less than a handful – women called Zailey. (To explain: The official statistics provide the data per state only if at least five women with a specific name live in the same state. So, it’s quite possible that there are one or two states where someone with the name Zailey lives although the name is not listed in the official statistics. Should you be one of those rare people whose name is Zailey and you live outside the states highlighted on the map, please let us know so we can improve our statistics.). The state with the most girls and women named Zailey relative to its female population is Texas. And even there, only one in 71,324 women and girls would raise her hand if you asked, who is called Zailey.

Zailey has 6 letters 
and begins with a Z

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter Z is quite rare as a first letter for girls' names: only 1.9% of all common girls' names in the US begin with Z. By the way, the most common first letters of girls' names are A, S and M, while U, X and Q are the least common initials of girls' names.

With six letters, the name Zailey is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that with 1.9% of all girls' names beginning with a Z, this initial letter is less common than the other letters on average. Nevertheless, there are girls' names with Z that are quite popular, the most common at present is Zoe.

Other names with 
Z, a, i, l, e and y

If you take all the letters in the name Zailey – Z, a, i, l, e and y – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Yaziel or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Zailey

If your name is Zailey and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Zailey

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Zailey, you can simply say:







This is how the name Zailey is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Zailey in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Zailey

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Zailey is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Zailey

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Zailey sounds like this: