What does Ashely mean?
Ashely [ashe-ly] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Ashely) is of Old English derivation, and the name Ashely means "ash meadow". Ashely is a variant form of Ashley (Old English): last name and place name.
(male) Asheal, Ashese, ..
(female) Asheal, Ashela, .. Middle name pairings:
Ashely Athan (A.A.), ..
How popular is Ashely?
Ashely is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Ashely is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Ashely (outside Top 2000) are Ash (#1614 in 2015) and Ashley. Adoption of these forms of Ashely was widespread among parents 35 years ago (average #1178) and is now significantly less (#1807, ▼81.6%), with the version Ashley falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Abel▲, Abele, Abell, Abyel, Abyell (see Abiel), Accerly, Acel, Acey, Achill, Adeel, Adiel, Adley, Ahern, Ainsly, Airel, Aksel, Alexy, Algey, Alley, Amery, Ancell, Angel, Anjelo, Ansel, Ansell, Antoly, Anwel, Ardel, Ardly, Ardsly (see Ardley), Arel, Ariel▲, Arly, Arnel, Arnell, Arney, Arthel, Aryell, Asael, Asahel, Asayel, Asen, Ashbel, Ashbey, Ashby, Ashe, Asher▲, Ashraf, Ashtin, Ashtun, Ashwin, Ashywyn, Asiel, Askel, Askell, Asser, Athens, Athol, Atholl, Atley, Atwell, Aubery (see Aubrey), Audey, Aureli, Aurelo, Avel, Avery▲, Avrell, Avyel, Axel▲, Axell, Chesly, Cokely, Mihaly and Neely. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ashely.See names in meaning and etymology.