ASHLEY
GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: ASH-lee   [key]
Meaning & History
From an English surname which was originally derived from place names meaning "ash tree clearing", from Old English æsc and leah. Until the 1960s it was more commonly given to boys in the United States, but it is now most often used on girls.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Ash, Ashlyn, Ashlynn
Popularity
United States  ranked #67 for girls 
England and Wales  ranked #288 for boys 
Canada (BC)  - 
Australia (NSW)  - 
France  ranked #306 for girls 
Netherlands  ranked #222 for girls 
New Zealand  -