Ainsley derived from a Scottish surname, that comes from a place name (either Annesley in Nottinghamshire or Ansley in Warwickshire).
Ainsley means “solitary clearing” and “one’s own meadow” (from Old English “anne” = alone/solitary or “ansetl” = hermitage + “leah” = meadow/woodland/clearing).
The name Ainsley is ranked #5480 overall.
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