What does Lesley mean?
Associated with: holly (tree).
1 more related form via Leslie: Les.
1 feminine form: Leslie.Creative forms:
(male) Leslow, Leyley, ..
(female) Lescil, Leslen, .. Middle name pairings:
Lesley Camron (L.C.), ..
How popular is Lesley?
Lesley is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1172 out of 1220, Top 96%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#10266 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Lesley reached its apex position of #814 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Leslie and Les are the popular related forms of Lesley. These forms of Lesley were favored as birth names during the years 1900-1909 (adoption of 0.2%).
Lesley is pronounced similarly to Laslo. Other suggested similar names are Ansley, Beasley, Bosley, Chesley, Denley, Hedley, Henley, Jessey, Kealey, Keeley, Kelley, Kenley, Lester▼, Levey, Linley, Lisle, Lynley, Lysle, Penley, Presley, Redley, Risley, Sealey, Seeley, Webley, Wesley▲, Wesly, Wessley and Westley. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lesley.See names in meaning and etymology.