Meaning and name origin
Ashlei \a-sh-lei\ as a girl's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ashlei is "ash meadow". Ashlei is a variant of Ashley (Old English): English surname and place name first used as a given name in the 16th century.
Ashlei is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ashlei and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ashley (#87), Ashlie, Ashly, Ashli, Ashely, Ashleigh and Ashlee. (2014 statistics).