The name Ashley is a girl's name of English origin meaning "dweller near the ash tree meadow". Ashley is ranked #129 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Baby Girl Names Ending in Y and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Favorite: GIRLS!".
From the experts:
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.
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