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Ashely (girl)

What does Ashely mean?

Ashely Pronunciation of Ashely [ashe-ly] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Ashely) is of Old English derivation, and the name Ashely means "ash meadow". Ashely is an alternate form of Ashley (Old English).

Associated with: old english, ash (tree), meadow.


Ashely has 11 variants: Ashla, Ashlay, Ashlea, Ashleah, Ashlee, Ashlei, Ashleigh, Ashli, Ashlie, Ashly and Ashlye.

7 more alternative forms via Ashley: Ashalee, Ashalei, Ashelei, Asheley, Ashlan, Ashle and Ashlen.

Creative forms:
(female) Asheal, Ashela, ..

(male) Asheal, Ashese, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ashely Gwendolyn (A.G.), ..

How popular is Ashely?

Ashely is a very popular first name for women (#1828 out of 4276, Top 43%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ashely entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #635 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ashely name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ashely outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ashley (#85 last year), Ashleigh (#1823), Ashly (#1830), Ashlee (#1922), Ashlie, Ashli, Ashlea and Ashlei are the popular alternative forms of Ashely. Adoption of these relations of Ashely reached its highest in the year 1991 (average #606) and is now significantly lower (#1740, down 92%), with forms like Ashleigh going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ashely, Ashlea, Ashlee, Ashlei, Ashleigh in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ashley, Ashli, Ashlie, Ashly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ashleigh, Ashley outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abbey, Abiela, Addey, Adel, Adell, Adelyn, Affery, Aimey, Akela, Akiela, Aley, Alley, Ally, Amaly, Amberly, Amelya, Amey, Anela, Angel, Angela, Angele, Angeli, Angell, Angelyn, Aniela, Anjel, Anjela, Ansley, Arbela, Ardell, Arela, Areli, Arely, Ariel, Ariele, Arley, Ase, Asela, Asha, Ashah, Ashby, Asheera, Ashelynn, Ashia, Ashiah, Ashira, Ashleen, Ashlyn, Ashlynn, Ashni, Ashra, Ashten, Ashton, Ashtyn, Aspen, Athene, Aubery, Avelyn, Aviela, Carely, Cecely, Cicely, Emely, Emmely, Haely, Janely, Joely, Keely, Keyely, Nately, Neely, Rozely (see Rosalie), Seely, Shelly and Sisely. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ashely.

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