Name Ainsley Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Ainsley


Ainsley is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Ainsley thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Ainsley?

Ainsley derived from a Scottish surname, that comes from a place name (either Annesley in Nottinghamshire or Ansley in Warwickshire).

What does the name Ainsley mean?

Ainsley means “solitary clearing” and “one’s own meadow” (from Old English “anne” = alone/solitary or “ansetl” = hermitage + “leah” = meadow/woodland/clearing).

Pronunciation of Ainsley

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Popularity of the name Ainsley

The name Ainsley is ranked #5480 overall.

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