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Name Lesley

Origin:From Old Irish words for garden and hollyTools:

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Languages of use:English
Topics:Male and female
Popularity:no rank in any popularity list in this database
Similarly written:Lesley, Lesly, Wesley, Ansley, Bexley, Ensley, Eslem, Henley, Keeley, Kelley     Details
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About Leslie/Leslie, the group of names with the same origin as Lesley

Language of origin:Old Irish
Info about origin, male:from a Scottish family name deriving from a place name, problably the name of the city Lesslyn in Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 the Gaelic name of the city might mean garden of hollies
Words:leas = the garden  Old Irish
 cuileann = the holly  Old Irish
Topics:Family name, Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:15:Leslie England+Wales 1924,  19:Lesley England+Wales 1954,  70:Leslie USA 1980-1989,  364:Lesly USA 2003
Somehow related to:Leslie/Leslie, Leslie/Leslie
Name variants:Lesley, Leslie, Lesly, Lesley, Leslie   Sortable list   Details