Names of the Week
Quote of the Week
"Music in the soul can be heard by the universe."  More

Ainsley Meaning


Quick Facts







No. Of Syllables:


No. Of Letters:


Origin & Meaning

The name Ainsley is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Ainsley is "one's own meadow".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 334  in baby name popularity for girls with 998 occurrences.  It ranked 6596 in popular baby names for boys with 12 occurrences. 

View the Ainsley Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ainsley has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ainsley to other names.


What will your new little Ainsley be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Ainsley are often adaptable and direct but most of all they are  read more >>

Related Names

The name Ainslie is a form of Ainsley.

Other Tidbits

Ainsley falls into the flower name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ainsley in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ainsley.

Just for fun, see the name Ainsley in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ainsley in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

Please refer to our Naming Tips page for more items to keep in mind when determining your baby's name.