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What does Ainslie mean?

Ainslie Pronunciation of Ainslie [ainslie] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Ainslie) has its root in Old English, and the name Ainslie means "only hermitage wood or clearing; hermitage field". Ainslie is a version of Ainsley (Old English). Originally a place name: either Annesley. Ainslie is also a variation of Ansley (Old English).

Associated with: old english, wood (tree), clearing (meadow).


Ainslie has 14 variants: Ainslea, Ainslee, Ainsleigh, Ainsly, Annslea, Annsleigh, Annsley, Anslea, Ansleigh, Anslie, Ansly, Aynslee, Aynsley and Aynslie.

1 feminine form: Ainsley.

Creative forms:
(male) Abslie, Arslie, ..

(female) Aindie, Ainlin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ainslie Dovid (A.D.), ..

How popular is Ainslie?

Ainslie is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#23237 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ainslie has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ainslie name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ainslie is pronounced similarly to Winslow. Other recommended names are Acklie, Ailin, Aineis, Allie, Andie, Angie, Anse, Anselme, Anstice, Arlie, Arnie, Ashelie, Ashlie, Beaslie (see Beasley), Bentlie, Billie, Birlie, Cheslie, Denlie, Dunlie (see Dunley), Findlie (see Finlay), Finlie, Finnlie, Fonsie, Grimslie, Henlie, Hillie, Horslie (see Horsley), Kenlie, Kingslie, Kinslee, Kinslie, Kirklie (see Kirkley), Leslie, Linnie, Vinnie and Willie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ainslie.

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