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- proper n. An English placename.
- proper n. A habitational surname. (More often spelled Haley).
- proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname; rare compared to the female name.
- proper n. A female given name transferred from the surname. Popular in the UK in the 1970s and the 1980s.
Localities in England, Old English hēg ("hay") + lēah ("wood, clearing") (Wiktionary)