Meaning and Name Origin
Ashleigh \ash()-hleigh\ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Ashleigh). The meaning of the name Ashleigh is "ash meadow". Ashleigh is a form of Ashley (Old English). A somewhat rare name for children. Name applicable for both women and men.
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. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Ashleigh for girls. Ashleigh entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #175 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Ashleigh and associated names. Popular variation forms of Ashleigh listed in the Top 1000 are Ashley (#87 a year ago), Ashly, Lee, Ashlie, Ashli, Ashely and Ashlee. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during 1980-1989 and is now much less, with versions like Ashlee, Ashleigh, Ashly, Lee and Ashli falling out of fashion. Ashley (#87) is the most chic name for newborns in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)