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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
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Lesley, Lesly, Wesley, Ansley, Henley, Keeley, Kelley, Kenley, Kensley, Kesler     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

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England+Wales decadesGraph1974 97,  1964 46,  1954 191944 55
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 662,  1980-1989 345
USA yearlyGraph2007 814,  2006 745,  2005 714,  2004 610,  2003 603,  2002 562,  2001 523,  2000 429,  1999 408,  1998 3941997 415,  1996 431,  1995 740,  1994 721,  1993 688
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