Ashleigh Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Ashley:
A name which originated as a surname de-rived from the Old English elements æsc (ash trees) and lēah (wood, clearing, meadow, enclosure): hence,"dweller near the ash tree forest." Ashley was originally bestowed as a male name in England, but its use in Great Britain and the U.S. is now predominately female.
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- Comments and insights on the name Ashleigh
this spelling is more feminine than the original Ashley. Although the name is common, this spelling isn’t as usual as it’s variations.
- Personal experiences with the name Ashleigh
Name is misspelled as Ashliegh a lot.
I know an Ashleigh, an Ashlee, and an Ashlie. However this name is spelled, you constantly will have to correct people.
As an Ashleigh, I don't own a single birthday card with the right spelling!
My eldest daughter is call Ashleigh. She is very resilient but a fool in love. There are so many spellings of Ashleigh (Ashley, Ashlee, Ashlea and Ashlie). We call her Ash or Rashers. I went to school with a woman called Ashley (who would be 51 now) and she was such a lovely person.
I like my name and am glad it’s spelt this way as opposed to any of the other ways. Yes I have to correct people sometimes but it’s not that much of an inconvenience.
my 4- year old niece is named 'AshLeigh', but we call her ash for short
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- Meanings and history of the name Ashleigh
The name Ashleigh, most commonly Ashley, had a rise in popularity as a girls named after the introduction of the character Ashley Abbott in the US show The Young and The Restless.
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Ashleigh Murray - (Riverdale)
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