Gender Feminine & Masculine
Pronounced Pron. AYNZ-lee(English)

Meaning & History

From a surname that 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".

Related Names

VariantsAnsley, Ainslee, Ainslie(English)


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Entry updated June 13, 2019