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Gender: Female Pronunciation: Ann-slee Meaning of Ansley: "clearing with a hermitage" Origin of Ansley: English Ansley's Popularity in 2017: #761

The name Ansley is a girl's name of English origin meaning "clearing with a hermitage". Ansley is ranked #761 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Ansley

Ansley Cargill, American tennis player
Susannah Ansley Conroy, daughter of novelist Pat Conroy

Pop Culture References for the name Ansley

Annsli, Ansli, Ansleigh, Ansly, Anslie, Annsley, Annsly, Anslee, Annesleigh, Annslea, Annsleigh, Annslee, Anslea


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.