Lesley Name Meaning & Origin

Lesley

Pronunciation: LEHZ-lee, LEHS-lee (key)

Origin of the name Lesley:

Transferred use of the surname originating in Scotland from the place-name Leslyn, which is said to be derived from less lea (smaller meadow, smaller clearing). Var: Leslie.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Leslee, Lesli, Leslie, Lesly

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Les, Lessy, Lelly

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"Bonnie Lesley" -- Poem by Robert Burns, 1759–1796.

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