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Updated March 6, 2024

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • English, French, Latin : From the valley

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, Middle English baile, from Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’ (see Bailey 2).
  • Spanish : variant of Baile.
  • Indian (Karnataka) : Hindu (Brahman) name, probably a topographic name from Tulu bail ‘low-lying land’ (Dravidian vayal ‘plain’, ‘field’).

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