What does Ashlei mean?
Ashlei /ash-lei/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Ashlei's name origin is Old English, and the meaning of the name Ashlei is "ash meadow". Ashlei is an alternate form of Ashley (Old English). Ashe is a conventional surname.
How popular is Ashlei?
Ashlei is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Ashlei is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Ashely, Ashlee, Ashleigh, Ashley (#87 a year ago), Ashli, Ashlie, Ashly and Lee are the prominent alternative forms of Ashlei (outside Top 1000). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.57%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.1141%, down 80%), with versions such as Ashlee, Ashleigh, Ashli, Ashly and Lee becoming somewhat outmoded. Ashley (#87) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Ashlei and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)