Ashley name meaning

Updated: March 16th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old English and Anglo-Saxon
Usage: English, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali and Oriya
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Ashley ash-lee
Meaning: Meadow of Ash Trees, Dwells at the Ash-tree Meadow, Ash Wood, Ash Tree Clearing, Esch Grove and Aesc Which Means Ash
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What does Ashley mean?

Ashley is a unisex name, meaning " Meadow of ash trees". It is derived from the Old English words æsc and leah.

The name Ashley was originally a last name, but became popular as a first name in the 20th century.

Some famous people named Ashley include:
-Ashley Olsen, American fashion designer and actress
-Ashley Tisdale, American actress, singer and producer
-Ashley Graham, American model
-Ashley Judd, American actress and political activist

The name Ashley is a good choice for a baby name because it is short, sweet and easy to pronounce.

It also has a nice meaning.

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How do I pronounce Ashley?

The three syllabled name Ashley is pronounced, ash-lee. It can also be pronounced as a-sh-ley.

Variants of Ashley

Aislaeigh, Ashlyn, Ashlynn, Aisling, Ashleyelizabeth, Aishlyn, Ashly, Aishling

Nicknames for Ashley

Here is the list of Popular nicknames for the name Ashley:

Names that rhyme with Ashley

How popular is the name Ashley?

Ashley is an extremely popular in United States where over 861710 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. Currently the moniker is on a rise, in 1991, 54848 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 1st position.

Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 5 baby names 18 times Also, Ashley was a popular name in England and Wales. Over 14528 babies have been named Ashley since 1996.

At its zenith in 1996, it ranked 40th when 1874 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 46 years. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 50 baby names 2 times

Ashley used to be a common name in France, first appeared in 1977 and over 4832 babies have been given the name in 73 years.

When at the peak of its usage in 2012,. However after 73 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Also, Ashley used to be a common name in New South Wales, first appeared in 1971 and over 7000 babies have been given the name in 48 years.

At its zenith in 1987,. After 48 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, Ashley was a common name in Queensland. Over 4345 babies have been named Ashley since 1960.

When at the peak of its usage in 1988,. After 59 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Ashley is a familiar baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 300 names.

In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 236 on girl names chart when 56 babies were given the name Ashley. Over 168 babies in Netherlands have been named Ashley.

Also, in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 2003, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 151 on girl names chart when 80 babies were given the name Ashley.

Over 1328 people have been named Ashley in Belgium. Also, during its short run of just 1 years in Victoria, it had made it to the top 100 names. In 2008, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 86 on girl names chart when 62 babies were given the name Ashley.

Ashley is a unique baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1964 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 1995, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 128 on girl names chart when 44 babies were named Ashley.

Over 1187 babies in Ireland have been named Ashley. The name is an uncommon baby name in Switzerland, even after 21 years of use, it could not make it big. Over 275 people have been named Ashley in Switzerland.

Ashley is a rare baby name in Victoria and may not be used now. But Ashley is a popular baby name in England where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in, Canada, South Africa, Australia and Kenya.

At least, 890000 people globally have carried Ashley as their given name according to our evaluation.

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Ashley in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Ashley

If you have the letter A as your cornerstone, you are a born leader who likes to have control over everything. You think a lot and it makes you sick sometimes. You are known for your lively spirit, eternal patience and lack of belief when it comes to love. You are all about independence, and like to have your own possessions because you like to enjoy luxury but not at any prize. You are the mover and shaker of the world.

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Middle names for Ashley

Here is a list of favorite and attractive middle names that go with the baby name Ashley.

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Sibling Names for Ashley

If you're considering the name Ashley for your baby, you might also be on the lookout for other names that complement it perfectly. Here are some sibling names that go well with Ashley, from classic choices to more unique options.

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Famous people named Ashley

  • Ashley Bramall, British Labour Party politician
  • Ashley Highfield, resigned as CEO of one of the largest media groups
  • Ashley Revell, English gambler
  • Ashley Kahn, American music historian, journalist, and producer
  • Ashley Leggat, Canadian actress, dancer and singer
  • Ashley Pond,
  • Ashley Carey, member of the team that won the silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics
  • Ashley Cleveland, American singer/songwriter best known as a background vocalist and Grammy-winning gospel singer
  • Ashley Cowan, English cricketer between 1995 and 2005
  • Ashley McElhiney, American basketball coach and former college player
  • Ashley Earley, American basketball player
  • Ashley Gilbertson, photographer with the VII Photo Agency
  • Ashley Tuttle, American musical theatre actress and dancer
  • Ashley Horace Thorndike, American educator and expert on William Shakespeare
  • Ashley X,
  • Ashley Smith, retired Welsh rugby union player
  • Ashley Gunstock, British actor, political activist
  • Ashley Walker, English amateur first-class cricketer,
  • Ashley Walden, American luger who has competed since 1998
  • Ashley Bowen, first American sailor to write an autobiography
  • Ashley Qualls, entrepreneur from Detroit, Michigan
  • Ashley Montagu, British-American anthropologist
  • Ashley Judd, American actress and political activist
  • Ashley MacIsaac, Canadian fiddler
  • Ashley Ward, businessman and retired English footballer
  • Ashley Johnson, American actress, voice actress and singer
  • Ashley Mote, former Member of the European Parliament for South East England
  • Ashley Cole, English professional footballer
  • Ashley Bashioum, American actress
  • Ashley Hutchings, English bassist, vocalist, songwriter, arranger
  • Ashley Giles, former English first-class cricketer
  • Ashley Brehaut, male badminton player from Australia
  • Ashley Chadbourne McKinley, accomplished American aerial photographer and colonel
  • Ashley Force Hood, former Top Fuel Funny Car drag racer for John Force Racing
  • Ashley Blue, She currently hosts her own Vivid Radio show and writes for 'Hustler' magazine
  • Ashley Lelie, former American football wide receiver
  • Ashley Jones, American actress
  • Ashley Walters, musical artist
  • Ashley Cooper, former tennis player from Australia
  • Ashley Scott, American actress and model, best
  • Ashley Nicholls, English footballer who plays for Maidenhead United
  • Ashley Benson, American actress and model
  • Ashley Tisdale, American actress, singer, and film producer
  • Ashley Wood, is Australian comic book artist and award-winning illustrator
  • Ashley Massaro, American retired professional wrestler and model
  • Ashley Peldon, American television and film actress
  • Ashley Williams, American film, television, and theater actress
  • Ashley Leitão, Is a Canadian recording artist
  • Ashley Eckstein, American actress, voice actress, and fashion designer
  • Ashley Jensen, Scottish actress and narrator

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