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What does Ashlay mean?

Ashlay Pronunciation of Ashlay [ash-lay] as a name for girls has its root in Old English, and Ashlay means "ash meadow". Ashlay is an alternate spelling of Ashley (Old English).

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


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

7 more different relations via Ashley: Ashalee, Ashalei, Ashelei, Asheley, Ashlan, Ashle and Ashlen.

Creative forms:
(female) Ashal, Ashall, ..

(male) Ashal, Ashel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ashlay Novalee (A.N.), ..

How popular is Ashlay?

Ashlay is an unusual given name for women. Ashlay is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ashely, Ashlea, Ashlee (#1922 from current records), Ashlei, Ashleigh (#1823), Ashley (#85), Ashli, Ashlie and Ashly (#1830) are the popular varying forms of Ashlay (not ranked). Other variants, like Ashlye, are seldom used. These forms of Ashlay were popular 2 decades ago (median #606) and have become much less popular since (#1740, 91.6%), with forms like Ashlee becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Recommended names are Achsah, Adala, Adela, Adila, Adlai, Adley, Adola, Adoray, Aesha, Aeshah, Aghna, Aila, Ailey, Aisha, Aishia, Akela, Akilah, Ala, Alah, Alala, Alby, Alfy (see Alfreda), Alla, Allfy, Ally, Alvy, Amahla, Amala, Amaly, Anela, Angla, Aphra, Arela, Arely, Arla, Arlan, Arly, Asela, Asha, Ashah, Ashantay, Ashbea (see Ashby), Ashbie, Ashby, Ashia, Ashiah, Ashira, Ashirah, Ashleen, Ashlin, Ashling, Ashlinn, Ashlyn, Ashlynn, Ashni, Ashra, Ashten, Ashton, Ashtyn, Asiah, Asima, Assa, Asta, Astra, Asya, Asyah, Atha, Avila, Ayala, Azha, Azhar, Dashay, Deshay, Esmay and Islay. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ashlay.

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