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pinWhat does Lesley mean?

Lesley /les-ley/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Lesley) means "holly garden". Lesley is a variant form, with the suffix -y, of Leslie (Scottish, Gaelic): also possibly "the gray castle".


pinVariations

Lesley has 8 variants: Leslea, Leslee, Lesleigh, Lesli, Lesly, Lezlee, Lezley and Lezlie.

Kreatif forms: Lecil, Lisley, Lusley. [more]

pinHow popular is Lesley?

Lesley is a very popular first name for females (#612 out of 4276, Top 14%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#10266 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Lesley for girls. Lesley entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #306 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lesley name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lesley outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Lesley and related names. Popular related forms of Lesley are Lesli, Leslie (#337 in 2014) and Lesly (#963). Usage of these relations of Lesley reached its peak in 2000 (median #477) and is somewhat less today (#825, 66.5%). Leslie has been the recurring favorite, while Lesley and Lesly are now somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lesley, Lesli, Leslie, Lesly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lesley and related baby names outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Ansley, Chesley, Hedley, Jessey, Kealey, Keeley, Kelley, Keyley, Lacole, Lassey, Leelee, Leisel, Leizel, Lesy, Liesel, Liesl, Liezel, Liezl, Lilley, Lisel, Lisl, Lucile, Lucyle, Luseele, Lusile, Lynley, Nelley, Perley, Sisley, Tessey, Ursley, Weslee and Wesleya. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lesley.

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