What does Ashleigh mean?
Ashleigh /ash-lei-gh/ as a name for girls (also used less widely as boys' name Ashleigh) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Ashleigh is "ash meadow". Ashleigh is an alternate form of Ashley (Old English) with the suffix -igh.
(female) Ashala, Ashaloe, ..
(male) Ashal, Ashleian, ..
How popular is Ashleigh?
Ashleigh is a very popular first name for women (#1046 out of 4276, Top 24%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Ashleigh for girls. Ashleigh entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #175 in the U.S. in 1991, and is at #1959 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Ashleigh and associated names. Popular variation forms of Ashleigh (#1959 via latest list) are Ashley (#87 via latest list), Ashlee (#1632), Ashly (#1854), Ashlea, Ashlie, Ashli, Ashlei and Ashely. Adoption of these forms of Ashleigh was at its highest 2 decades ago (usage of 3.28%) and is now much less (usage 0.26%, 91.9% less), with versions like Ashleigh falling out of fashion.
Suggested similar names are Ainsleigh, Aleigha, Analeigh, Annsleigh, Ansleigh, Arleigh, Ashiah, Ashleen, Ashleena, Ashlin, Ashling, Ashlinn, Aubreigh, Baileigh, Baleigh, Bayleigh▲, Bryleigh▲, Caileigh, Caleigh, Carleigh, Cayleigh, Ceileigh, Hadleigh▲, Haileigh, Haleigh▼, Harleigh, Hayleigh, Hedleigh (see Hadley), Holleigh, Joleigh, Kaeleigh, Kaileigh, Kaleigh, Karleigh, Kayleigh▲, Kelleigh, Kyleigh▲, Lesleigh, Marleigh▲, Raileigh, Raleigh, Rawleigh and Rileigh. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ashleigh.