Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LEHZ-lee
, LEHS-lee

Meaning & History

From a Scottish surname that was derived from a Scottish place name, probably derived from Gaelic leas celyn meaning "garden of holly". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century. In America it was more common as a feminine name after the 1940s.

Related Names

VariantsLesly, Lesleigh
Masculine FormLes

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Entry updated June 13, 2019