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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Baillie

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Bail"lie
  1. Bailiff.(Obs)
  2. Same as Bailie.(Scot)
  1. (obsolete) The jurisdiction of a bailie or bailiff; a bailiwick.
  2. (Scottish local government) The equivalent of alderman in some Scottish cities.

Notable Persons Named Baillie

Notable Persons Named Baillie

Baillie Scott

Baillie Scott was an architect. Baillie was given the name Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott on October 23rd, 1865 in Beards Hill, St Peters, [Broadstairs], Kent, England. He died on February 10th, 1945.

Baillie Walsh


Notable Persons With the Last Name Baillie

Notable Persons With the Last Name Baillie

Joanna Baillie

Joanna Baillie was a writer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1790 to 1849. Joanna was born on September 11th, 1762 in Bothwell. She passed away on February 23rd, 1851.

Jamie Baillie

Jamie Baillie is a Leader of the Opposition, MLA forCumberland South, Leader of the Opposition (Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia House of Assembly, and Cumberland South. Jamie was born on April 28th, 1966 in Truro, Nova Scotia.

Jackie Baillie

Jackie Baillie is a for Dumbarton, Member of the Scottish Parliament, and forDumbarton. Jackie was born on January 15th, 1964 in Hong Kong.

Olive Baillie

Olive was born in 1899. She left this life on September 9th, 1974.

Alexander Baillie

Alexander Baillie is a musician. He plays Cello. Alexander was born on January 6th, 1956 in Stockport, England.

Matthew Baillie

Matthew Baillie was a scientist in the fields of medicine and pathology. Matthew was born on October 27th, 1761. He passed away on September 23rd, 1823.

  • Timothy Baillie
  • Lady Grizel Baillie
  • Lesley Baillie
  • George Baillie
  • Grisell Baillie
    The First Female Deaconess in the Church of Scotland
  • William Baillie
  • James Baillie
  • Jonathan Baillie
    Soccer Player
  • Thomas Baillie
  • Sir Frank Wilton Baillie
  • W. D. H. Baillie

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Baillie U.S.
  White 91.20% 64.26%
  African American 2.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Baillie

People with the last name Baillie are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Baillie

  • How Popular is the name Baillie? Baillie is the 18,932nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Baillie was the 17,104th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Baillie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 409 babies born with the first name Baillie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Baillie to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Baillie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 19 new born babies.
  • When was Baillie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Baillie is Saturday, June 18th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Baillie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Baillie was in 1991 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Baillie Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Baillie is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Baillie: The name spelled backwards is Eilliab. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lliieba. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Baillie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,659 people with the last name Baillie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Baillie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Baillie as their last name since less than 1 person in 179k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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