Origin:British
Popularity:1886
Meaning:hermitage field
With British origins, Ansley is a traditional name meaning “hermitage field.” Ansley pre-dates any Ashley’s of the world and could be the name that the more modern version stems from. Other popular variations of Ansley include Ainsley, although Ashley still outweighs the rest. In modern times, you are more likely to see this Ansley as a surname but how say’s you can’t use it as your child’s first name? If you’re a fan of gender-neutral names ending in ley but don’t want to use Ashley, Ansley is a fitting choice!

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