♂♀ Name Leslie – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Leslie

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The first name Leslie is ♀ female and ♂ male.

Origin of Leslie

Leslie 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.

Meaning of Leslie

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

Pronunciation of Leslie

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