Leslie - Meaning Of Leslie, What Does Leslie Mean?

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Leslie Meaning


What does Leslie mean, popularity, numerology and more.

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.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 337  in baby name popularity for girls with 994 occurrences.  It ranked 2204 in popular baby names for boys with 61 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.


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

Leslie has the diminutives (nicknames) Les, Lessie.

Leslie falls into the classic name category.

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

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.

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

Leslie Numerology
Leslie in Hieroglyhics
Leslie in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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