Leslie meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Leslie No. of characters: 6 Gender: GirlBoyOrigin: English Old Irish
How to pronounce Leslie le-slie What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Garden Of Holly From Leslie From the Gray Castle Garden of Hollies Small Meadow Holly Garden Dwells at the Gray Fortress Garden in the Paradise English name, meaning similar to a Scottish place and family names a girl's name. Namesakes: Leslie Howard, English actor.

Leslie was ranked 870 in 2016 boys names list in US and remain unchanged from its previous ranking in 2015. Leslie was ranked 371 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 6.92% from its previous ranking of 347 in 2015.

Full form of Leslie : Likable Effective Self-Satisfied Light-Hearted Individualistic Eccentric

Leslie is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 2707 in 2015. Only 280 people have Leslie as their first name. Leslie is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Leslie was an uncommon first name for a girl but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 2016 and ranked 870 (0.001145% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 378414 people wear Leslie as their first name. Derived from Elisabeth. Comes from the "elesaba" Hebrew means: "God is fullness" Feast on November 17th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Leslie showcases in the charts. 0.104691% of US citizens have this given name.

Complete history of Leslie
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History of Leslie

Daughter of Hungarian King Andrew II, Elisabeth is married to Louis IV, Duke of Thuringia, in 1222. An exceptional love unites. She had three children, but finds very young widow. Hunted, stripped by the vassals, separated from her children, she takes refuge in a pigsty, take the religious habit and will heal the sick. It is among them that she died in 1231 at the age of 24 years. Daughter of Andr6 II King of Hungary, Elisabeth is married to Louis IV, Duke of Thuringia, in 1222. An exceptional love unites them. She will have three children, but finds herself very young widow. Hunted, dejected by the vassals, separated from her children, she takes refuge in a pigsty, takes the habit of a nun and goes to the sick. It is among them that she died in 1231, at the age of 24.

Expression number of Leslie is 8. Sentimental, sweet, affectionate, they are innocent girls. Leslie has the potential to attain power and authority in their life. Workers, they are always at the end of what they undertake. Welcoming and very open minded, optimists see the good side of things. They are attentive to others. They are excellent confidants, but they are modest and do not externalize their feelings. Leslie are skilled and efficient who enjoys rivalries and Leslie does not back away from working hard to achieve what they have resolved in their mind

Names that rhyme with Leslie Famous people named Leslie
Leslie Ann Sebert in Good Will Hunting as Make-Up Department
Leslie Ivarson in Turn Me On, Dead Man as Actress
Leslie Sternchak in Weekend at Bernie's as Actress
Leslie Vallen in Deadly Intentions as Actress
Leslie Caples in Serum as Actress
Vilma Ann Leslie in Sons and Lovers as Actress
Leslie Foxx in Not Monday Night Football XXX as Actress
Leslie Taylor in What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? as Actress
Leslie Fleming-Mitchell in The Human Condition as Actress
Leslie Ranne in Demon Board as Actress
Names like Leslie Leslie Namesakes Related Names: Les Lesa Lesandra Lesane Lesbia Lesean Lesette Lesha Leshae Leshan Leshanda Leshanta Leshaun Leshauna Leshaunda Leshaundra Leshawn Leshawna Leshawnda Leshay Comments :Normand Navas Leslie is a proper name of person English men and women. Leslie is a Gaelic surname which means "holly garden" or "gray castle." This name later became a surname epicene (female name in the xvii th century that masculinizes at the end of the xix th century ). Being a diminutive of the name Elizabeth, it is celebrated on 17 November. The Leslie surname in turn derived from a place name, both Scottish; the name may be derived from the expression originally Gaelic les celyn , which means "garden of holly". It is used as the name since the nineteenth century ; in the United States has been used most commonly to women after the 1940s [1] . It should be noted that the diminutives Lessie and Les are also shared by other names that start with Les . Variants in other languages are Anglo American: Lee, Les, Lessie, Leslea, Leslee, Lesley, Lesly, Leslly and Gaelic: Lesleigh Lesley. Popularity of Leslie
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