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 #50 for girls 
England/Wales  ranked #216 for boys 
Canada (BC)  ranked #100 for girls 
Australia (NSW)  - 
France  ranked #261 for girls 
Netherlands  ranked #202 for girls 
New Zealand  -