Ainsley: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Ainsley
Origin of the name Ainsley:
Transferred use of the Scottish surname taken from the place-name Ainsley, which is derived from the name element Æne's or Ægen's and the Old English lēah (wood, clearing, meadow, enclosure).
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truly unique. you sure don't hear this too often
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My little sisters name is Ainsley and she absolutely loves it because she never gets mixed up with everyone else. It is however harder on the pronunciation...
but I love it for how special it is. To me and seems forever young and cuddly and just an all over happy name!
We named our daughter Ainsleigh, we felt like we wanted something different but not so different that she would hate us for naming her that. We have since met quite a few Ainsley's but still think its a very unique name and definately don't know anyone who spelled it the same way we did.
My daughter is named Ainsley, she is smart and artistic and very pretty. It is a wonderful name, that is not popular.
My name is Ainsley and i love my name, its so unique and not many other people have that name.I kind of didn't like it when i was younger because i thought i was the odd one out with the weird name but now i think its a beautiful name and i wouldn't like or suit any other name.
My name is also Ainsley. I absoultly love my name! I love the fact that I have yet to meet anyone with that name! I remember growing up, I didn't like it as much because I could never find anything with my name on it. But now that I know the story behind why I was named it (my family is from Scotland) I adore it!!!
My aunt and uncle just named their little baby girl Ainsley Jo, its an adorable name and everbody who has heard it has loved it. We love it becuase its unique and you won't find to many little girls with this name!>
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means "meadow" in gaelic
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Ainsley Hayes, Republican lawyer on The West Wing played by Emily Procter.
Ainsly Harriet, famous cook...used to have his own show on T.V.
Global Popularity of the Name Ainsley
- #127 in Canada (Alberta)
- #251 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #441 in United States