Given Name AINSLEY

GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
PRONOUNCED: AYNZ-lee   [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname which was from a place name: either Annesley in Nottinghamshire or Ansley in Warwickshire. The place names themselves derive from Old English anne "alone, solitary" or ansetl "hermitage" and leah "woodland, clearing".

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surnames
VARIANTS: Ansley, Ainslee, Ainslie (English)
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