Les
Origin/Usage
Gaelic
Pronunciation
LES
Meaning
Holly orchard
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Les is a diminutive of Leslie. Leslie originates in Scottish language and means "holly orchard". It was derived from an old Scottish surname and as a surname it functions until today. It can also be used as both feminine and masculine given names, currently it is more popular for girls. As a given name it has been used since the end of the 19th century.

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