Names and Name Meanings

What is the meaning of the name Ashley?

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2016-06-26 08:48:56

From an English surname which was originally derived from a

place name meaning "ash tree clearing" in Old English.

Until the 1960s it was more commonly given to boys in the United

States,

but it is now most often used on girls.

Ashley means old ash tree in old English

it means meadow of trees (forest)

The Word Ashley is from a tree name. (Ley) means medow.


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