Gender: Female Meaning of Ainsley: "one's own meadow" Origin of Ainsley: Scottish Ainsley's Popularity in 2018: #399

Ainsley Origin and Meaning

The name Ainsley is a girl's name of Scottish origin meaning "one's own meadow".

While theoretically unisex, this surname name has been edging up the girls’ names list, perhaps originally as an Ashley substitute.

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Rank in US: #399

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Pop Culture References for the name Ainsley

Ansley, Ainslea, Ainslee, Aynslie, Ainsly, Ainslie, Ainsleigh, Aynslee, Aynsley


cheesy-biscuit Says:


I think this name I better suited for a girl

Sydney.K Says:


I absolutely LOVE this name. It’s so preppy and spunky for a girl.

beachbear Says:


I've always found this name ugly and had no idea why. Just nothing about it flows right for me.

Wittyusername103 Says:


I don't see what you guys are seeing. I love this a lot.

DJ Salinger Says:


You've got your mind in the gutter I think.

Lola Says:


The first A-I-N part just doesn't come out nicely. Sounds like anal or something of the sort. I do love it's meaning and for some reason I picture a spunky, athletic five year old! (:

actingfun Says:


I love this name. I prefer the spelling Ainslie, but this one is nice too :)

lesliemarion Says:


Ainsley didn't catch my eye until I noticed its meaning: "one's own meadow" and then I fell in love. What a splendid thing: one's own meadow.

Ainzlee Says:


Yes but my name is Ainzlee said like it is spelled its a cool name.

gmdx Says:


It is pronounced like it's spelled, right?

ldougie Says:


I think this could be pretty, but the word anus comes to mind for me.