"dweller near the ash tree meadow"

Ashley Origin and Meaning

The name Ashley is a girl's name of English origin meaning "dweller near the ash tree meadow".

Ashley was a sensation in the 1980s and 1990s; it hit Number 1 in 1991. Ashley is still pretty but more and more parents are turning to newer names like Ashlyn and Aubrey, and spellings such as Ashleigh and Ashlea. If you hear the name Ashley in a playground today, it's more likely to be the mom than the little girl.

# 126 in the US

Ashley Rank in US Top 1000

# 616 on Nameberry

Ashley Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Ashley Popularity

Famous People Named Ashley

  • Ashley FiolekAmerican motocross racer
  • Ashley Victoria BensonAmerican actress
  • Ashley Michele GreeneAmerican actress
  • Ashley Spencer ArgotaAmerican actress
  • Ashley MonroeAmerican country music singer
  • Ashley MadekweEnglish actress
  • Ashley Marie MassaroAmerican professional wrestler
  • Ashley Fuller OlsenAmerican actress and fashion designer; twin sister Mary,Kate Olsen
  • Ashley Michelle TisdaleAmerican actress and singer
  • Ashley Judd (born Ashley Tyler Ciminella)American actress
  • Ashley HinshawAmerican actress and model
  • Ashley QuallsAmerican graphic designer and entrepreneur
  • Ashley PeldonAmerican actress
  • Ashley Elisabeth WagnerAmerican Olympic figure skater
  • Ashley Elizabeth LawrenceCanadian soccer player
  • Ashley Nichole Cabot aka Madison RayneAmerican professional wrestler
  • Ashley McCall ScottAmerican actress and model
  • Ashley Margaret Anne LeggatCanadian actress
  • Ashley Alexandra Dupre aka Ashley Rae Maika DiPietroAmerican singer, call girl and columnist
  • Ashley Ann GrahamAmerican model
  • Ashley Suzanne JohnsonAmerican actress and singer
  • Ashley Churchill WilliamsAmerican actress
  • Ashley Nicole RickardsAmerican actress
  • (Maria) Ashley EcksteinAmerican actress
  • Ashley UnderwoodAmerican basketball player and Miss Maine 2009
  • Ashley Langfordcompetitor on reality TV's "Bridalplasty"
  • Ashley Nicolette Frangipane aka HalseyAmerican pop singer
  • Ashley Blazer Biden (b. 1981)daughter of VP Joe Biden
  • Ashley Jade Stern (b. 1993)daughter of radio/TV personality Howard Stern
  • Ashley Nicole Lewis (b. 1993)daughter of singer Karyn White and producer Terry Lewis
  • Laura Ashleyfashion designer
  • Ashley Nicholscleanup artist for the animated series, "Hazbin Hotel"

Ashley in Pop Culture

  • Ashley Daviescharacter on TV's "South Of Nowhere"
  • Ashley Grahamcharacter in video game "Resident Evil 4"
  • Ashley Rockwellcharacter on French,Canadian parody soap "Le coeur a ses raisons"
  • Ashley Spinellicharacter in animated series "Recess"
  • Ashley Bankscharacter on TV's "Fresh Prince of Bel,Air"
  • Ashley Williamscharacter in the "Mass Effect" video games
  • Ashley Seavercharacter on TV's "Criminal Minds"
  • Ashley Abbottcharacter on American soap "Young and the Restless"
  • AshleyCinderella's name in TV's "Once Upon a Time"
  • Ashley "Ash"character in video game "Until Dawn"
  • Ashleycharacter on TV's "Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything"
  • "Ashley" song by Green Day
  • "Ashley" song by Big Seanrson, main character of Susin Nielsen's novel "We Are All Made of Molecules"
  • Ashley Oswalta protagonist in the film Sinister
  • Ashley DeWittmean girl character in TV series, "Hannah Montana"
  • Ashley MarinHanna Marin's mother in the TV and book series, 'Pretty Little Liars'

Ashley in Nameberry Blog Posts