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.
Lesley means “garden of holly” (from Old Irish “leas” = garden + “cuileann” = holly).
The name Lesley is ranked #4834 overall.
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Last updated: 4/13/2022
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