Kesli Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Leslie:
Transferred use of the Scottish surname taken from Lesslyn, a place-name in Aberdeenshire. The name might be derived from the Gaelic elements lios (enclosure, garden, fort) and chuilinn (a holly tree) or liath (gray): hence, "garden of hollies" or "the gray fort." The name, borne by a well-known Scottish clan, was not in common use as a personal name until late in the 19th century.
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Kesli is a newly created name that sounds like a mixture of Leslie and Kelsey. It is the traditional sound of Leslie with that begins with the trendy K sound. Kesli can be a great alternative for parents that love the sound of Kaily, but want a less popular name.
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While pregnant with my first, I really liked the name Kaily. My husband and had thought that we had found the name. After giving it some thought and realizing that there were just too many Kailys in within our family, friends and community, we realized it wasn't for us. The sound stuck and we were soon on a search to find the right name that started with K and ended with the "ee" sound. Soon enough, Kesli was born.
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