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Origin: Old French, Latin

Meaning: an occupational surname derived from Old French bailli meaning "carrier" or "attendant" from Latin baiulus meaning "porter", referring to someone who was in charge of a castle and from which the term bailiff is derived from.

It's also a locational surname also derived from Old French bail meaning "enclosure", referring to the outer wall of a castle, and referring to someone who lived near it.


Variants:
  • Bailee
  • Bailegh
  • Bayleigh
  • Baylee
  • Baylie 
  • Bayley 
  • Baillie 
  • Bailie 



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