Boy name origins & meanings
- English, French, Latin : From the valley
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’).