A names, Female, Male, Nature, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes


Ashley comes from an English surname, a habitational name meaning “ash tree clearing” made up from Old English æsċ (ash tree) and leah (wood, clearing). Ashley was originally used as a boy’s name but it became popular as a girl’s name.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Ashlee (English)
  • Ashleigh (English)
  • Ashlea (English)
  • Ashlie (English)
  • Ashlyn (English)
  • Ashlynn (English)


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