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Ainsley

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.)

Nicknames:

Annie, Lee.

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.

Fun facts:

Variants of the name include Ansley, Ainslee and Ainslie.

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