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


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

Origin of the name Lesley

Lesley derived from a Scottish surname that was derived from a place name in Aberdeenshire. It is a name for boys and girls, but for girls it is usually rendered as Lesley or Lesly and for boys Leslie.

What is the meaning of the name Lesley?

Lesley means “garden of holly” (from Old Irish “leas” = garden + “cuileann” = holly).

Pronunciation of Lesley

Variants of the name Lesley


Popularity of the name Lesley

The name Lesley is ranked #4834 overall.

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