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Meaning and name origin
Ainsley \a(i)-ns-ley, ain-sley\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Ainsley), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ainsley is "only hermitage wood or clearing". Originally a place name: either Annesley or Ansley. Also transferred use of the Scottish surname Ainslie, which is borne by a powerful family long established in the Scottish borders.
There is 1 feminine form of Ainsley: Ansley.
Ainsley is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#26885 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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