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Ainslie (girl)

What does Ainslie mean?

Ainslie Pronunciation of Ainslie [ainslie] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Ainslie) has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Ainslie is "only hermitage wood or clearing". Ainslie is an alternate form of Ainsley (Old English). Originally a place name: from Annesley.

Associated with: old english, wood (tree).


Ainslie has 6 variants: Ainslee, Ainsleigh, Ansley, Aynslee, Aynsley and Aynslie.

1 masculine form: Ainsley.

Creative forms:
(female) Anaslie, Anislie, ..

(male) Ainlio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ainslie Adalina (A.A.), ..

How popular is Ainslie?

Ainslie is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#23237 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ainsley (#339 last year) and Ansley (#620) are the popular varying forms of Ainslie (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ainsleigh, are uncommon. These relations of Ainslie were at the top of their popularity in 2015 (average #479). Ainsley and Ansley are two of the more trendy birth names among these. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ainsley, Ansley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ainslie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ainslie is pronounced similarly to Annslea, Anslea and Anslie. Other recommended names are Aemilie, Agnelle, Agnolle, Aibhlin, Ailbe, Ailee, Aili, Ailie, Ailis, Ailli, Aillie, Aimie, Airlia, Aishia, Aisia, Aislin, Aislyn, Allie, Amalie, Amelie, Analee, Analia, Analise, Andie, Anelie, Angle, Annalee, Annalie, Annelie, Annelise, Annemie, Annie, Arelie, Arlie, Arnelle, Ashlie, Athalie, Attalie, Aurelie, Ayslin, Billie, Binnie, Cicelie (see Cecilia), Cicilie, Cindie, Cinnie, Dinnie, Donalie, Gillie, Gingie, Ginnie, Hillie, Jillie, Jinnie, Kinnsie, Kinsie, Leslie, Lilie, Lillie, Lindie, Linnie, Linsie, Millie, Missie, Mistie, Pansie, Sindie, Sinnie, Tillie, Weslie, Willie and Winnie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ainslie.

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