Ashley
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
ASH-lee
Meaning
Meadow of ash trees
Like the Name Ashley?
BOYS
+ Ashley
GIRLS
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Ashley"

Ashley originates in Old English language and means "meadow of ash trees". It was derived from an Old English place name and surname. Initially, it was more popular as a masculine given name, popularized by the character of Ashley Wilkes in the novel and a subsequent film Gone With the Wind. In the second half of the 20th century it started being used more as a feminine given name, possibly popularized by the soap opera character of Ashley Abbott in the TV show The Young and The Restless.

Popularity of the Name Ashley
Also Spelled Like...

Ahshlee, Ashalee, Ashlee, Ashlie, Ashly

Famous Ashleys

Ashley Judd - American actress
Ashley Olsen - American actress
Ashley Bashioum - actress
Ashley Cafagna - actress
Ashley Clark - actress
Ashley Johnson - actress
Ashley Loren - actress
Ashley Richardson - actress
Ashley Scott - actress

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Ashley?
Discussion on the name Ashley
Weekly Prize Big thumb fotorcreated

Summer Infant has launched the Babble Band, the first hands-free, wearable voice-activated audio monitor.  Just slip on the comfortable, adjustable wristband, and choose from three monitoring modes – audio & sound prompts, sound-activated flashing lights, or vibration – to keep tabs on your little one.  With an 800 foot range, you can move freely around the home without having to bring along a hand-held unit.  The adjustable wristband fits both mom and dad, and the rechargeable battery has an 8-10 hour charge.  The Babble Band...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.