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Leslie Meaning


What does Leslie mean?

The name Leslie is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Leslie is "garden of hollies".

Leslie is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Les-lie.

The Given Name Leslie

Leslie appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Leslie remains a favorite due to its simple and bold nature.

Leslie falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Leslie Hope, and Leslie Mann.

Leslie Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 413 in baby name popularity for girls with 801 occurrences. It ranked 2,685 in baby name popularity for boys with 45 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 371 in baby name popularity for girls with 878 occurrences. It ranked 2,393 in baby name popularity for boys with 54 occurrences.

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

Leslie Related Names

Variants of the name Leslie include Lesleigh, Lesley, Lesly.

Leslie has the diminutives (nicknames) Les, Lessie.

Famous Leslies

  • Leslie ~ 1 hurricane, 1 storm
  • Leslie Hope ~ Actress
  • Leslie Mann ~ Actress
  • Leslie Nielsen ~ Actor

Leslie Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Leslie.

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Leslie Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Leslie.

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