Ashley - Meaning Of Ashley, What Does Ashley Mean?

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Ashley Meaning


What does Ashley mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Ashley is of English origin.

The meaning of Ashley is "ash tree meadow".  

Ashley is used as both a boys and girls name. It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced As-hley.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 67  in baby name popularity for girls with 3913 occurrences.  It ranked 2926 in popular baby names for boys with 38 occurrences. 

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


Variants of the name Ashley include Ashlee, Ashleigh, Ashlie.

Ashley has the diminutive (nickname) Ash.

Ashley falls into the name categories flower, tree.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ashley Judd, Ashley Olsen.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ashley in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Ashley 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 Ashley in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Ashley Numerology page.

Ashley Numerology
Ashley in Hieroglyhics
Ashley in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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