Ashley: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A predominately male name for over 300 years, this name is related to “ash tree” and “meadow.” If you were a 90s kid, you likely had quite a few Ashleys in your class, although we’re not sure how many of them actually hung out in meadows or ash trees.



Famous people named Ashley:

Ashley Olsen of Full House fame; actresses Ashley Judd, Ashley Tisdale, and Ashley Benson.

Fun facts:

This name is said to be a combination of Old English æsc and leah.

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