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What does Lesly mean?

Lesly Pronunciation of Lesly [lesly] as a name for boys (also used more regularly as girls' name Lesly). The meaning of the name Lesly is "holly garden". Lesly is an alternate spelling of Leslie (Scottish, Gaelic): also possibly "the gray castle".

Associated with: holly (tree).


Lesly has 4 variants: Leslea, Leslee, Lesley and Lezly.

1 more relation via Leslie: Les.

Creative forms:
(male) Leesly, Levsly, ..

(female) Lely, Leslya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lesly Colter (L.C.), ..

How popular is Lesly?

Lesly is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#73412 out of 150436, Top 49%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Les, Lesley and Leslie are the prominent variation forms of Lesly (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Lesly was at its peak in the 1900s (usage of 0.19%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Les, Lesley, Leslie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lesly is pronounced similarly to Laslo, Laszlo and Lazlo. Other suggested similar names are Ansly, Beasly, Bosly, Chesly, Denly, Hedly (see Hedley), Kealy, Keely, Kelly, Kenly, Leary, Lenny, Leroy, Levey, Levy, Linly, Lisle, Lysle, Neely, Peasly, Penly, Presly, Redly (see Redley), Risly (see Risley), Seely and Wesly. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lesly.

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