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Ansley follows the popularity trend of using surnames as first names for either gender. It has only been on the Social Security Index for the past 25 years, and has never risen above the top 700 list. As of 2020, it has declined and is even almost off the top 1,000 list.

Meaning of the name Ansley:

English: from the hermitage field

Origin of the name Ansley:

The baby name Ansley is similar to the name Ainsley in that it began as a surname in England. It was made for families from the towns of Annesley and Ansley that were each in England. Each of these place names come from the Old English words “ansetl” and “leah.”

Symbolism of the name Ansley:

The first part of the name Ansley comes from the Old English word “ansetl” which means “hermitage.” The second part comes from “leah” meaning “woodland,” “field,” or “clearing.”

Style of the name Ansley:

Traditional

Gender of the name Ansley:

Ansley is used for baby boys and girls.

Pronunciation of the name Ansley:

ANZ-lee

Number of syllables in the name Ansley:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Ansley:

Ansley feels lighthearted and fun. It is a cute baby name that is youthful.

Alternative spellings for the name Ansley:

  • Anslee
  • Annslee
  • Annslei
  • Anslei
  • Annslie
  • Anslie
  • Annsley

Nicknames for the name Ansley:

Popularity of the name Ansley:

The baby name Ansley became a top 1,000 name in 1996 at number 958. It was a top 700 name from 2002 to 2005 and from 2009 to 2016. As of the year 2020, the name is ranked 952 overall.

Related names for the name Ansley:

Great middle names for Ansley and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Ansley:

  • Ansley Cargill (professional tennis player)

Ansleys in popular culture:

There are no popular culture references to the baby name Ansley.