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Name Leslie

Origin:From Old Irish words for garden and hollyTools:

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About the name Leslie in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English
Topics:Male and female
US 2012 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Leslie, Bessie, Elie, Ellie, Ésaïe, Jessie, Jessie, Jessie, Kellie, Lalie     Details
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About Leslie/Leslie, the group of names with the same origin as Leslie

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,  363:Lesly USA 2003
Somehow related to:Leslie/Leslie, Leslie/Leslie
Name variants:Lesley, Leslie, Lesly, Lesley, Leslie   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Leslie

SeriesRankings
England+Wales decades1964 76,  1954 42,  1944 35,  1934 31,  1924 151914 17,  1904 24
USA decades1990-1999 732,  1980-1989 446,  1960-1969 198