Gender: Female Pronunciation: Ann-slee Meaning of Ansley: "clearing with a hermitage" Origin of Ansley: English Ansley's Popularity in 2019: #965

Ansley Origin and Meaning

The name Ansley is a girl's name of English origin meaning "clearing with a hermitage".

Ashley alternative climbing up the baby names charts, probably due to the trendy ley/leigh ending and its similar-but-different status to the more popular Ainsley.

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Rank in US: #965

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mdelong81 Says:


This is a really cute name.

Jasmine-Joy Says:


This name is ok but it's a bit weird to say and I just wouldn't name my child this

Melissa T. Says:


That's because your smartphone remembers your most used words. You must like anal, no?

gummybear0724 Says:


When I typed this on my phone, anal came up as a suggestion

Melissa T. Says:


I wonder if it means something more about you than it does about the actual name.

debd14 Says:


I'm sorry to say that I too am reminded of "anal" when I hear this.

DearestJules Says:


I think it's different for everybody. Some people hear anal, some don't. Like how I've heard some Berries say they hear "violent" in Violet, but I don't. Everybody has their own connotations.

maybe_someday_baby Says:


..nope. still sounds like anal.

Guest Says:


I like this over Ainsley because Ainsley reminds me of that certain body part. Ansley is pretty.