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Name Ashley

Meaning:ash tree clearingTools:

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About the name Ashley in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Topics:Male and female
US 2012 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Ashley, Ashlee, Ashly, Adley, Ansley, Ashely, Asher, Ashli, Ashlie, Ashlyn     Details
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About Ashley/Ashley, the group of names with the same origin as Ashley

Meaning/translation:ash tree clearing
Language of origin:Old English
Info about origin, male:used mostly as female name nowadays
Info about origin, female:from a family name which is derived from a place name
 also used as a male name, but mostly female nowadays
Words:aesc = the ash (a tree)  Old English
 leah = the wood (in the sense of forest), the clearing (open place within a wood), the meadow  Old English
Topics:Family name, Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:1:Ashley USA 1990-1999,  33:Ashley England+Wales 1994,  38:Ashleigh Australia/NSW 2003,  127:Ashlyn USA 2005,  177:Ashlee USA 1980-1989,  239:Ashlynn USA 2010,  486:Ashlie USA 1980-1989,  722:Ashly USA 1990-1999,  923:Ashli USA 1990-1999,  983:Ashely USA 1990-1999
Name variants:Ashely, Ashlee, Ashleigh, Ashley, Ashli, Ashlie, Ashly, Ashlyn, Ashlynn, Ashley   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Ashley

SeriesRankings
England+Wales2002 96,  2001 97,  2000 85,  1999 64,  1998 54
England+Wales decades1994 331984 49
USA decades1990-1999 925,  1980-1989 365
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