An English name that derives from either Annesley in Nottinghamshire or Ansley in Warwickshire, this one has meanings that include “alone, solitary” and “meadow.” Maybe your Ainsley will let you have a minute to yourself once in a while. (Probably not, but we can still hope.)
Famous people named Ainsley:
Actress Ainsley Howard; basketball player Ainsley Walsh; daughter of basketball player A.J. Ellis; fictional Ainsley Hayes from The West Wing.
Variants of the name include Ansley, Ainslee and Ainslie.