Ansley - Meaning of Ansley
[ 2 syll. an-sley, ans-l-ey ] The baby boy name Ansley is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as AENZLiy- †. Ansley is largely used in the English language and its origin is Old English. It is derived from the elements 'leah' meaning wood, clearing, meadow ; 'an' one, only ; 'ansetl' hermitage, solitary. See Ansley for more information. The name Ainsley (English and Scottish) is the female equivalent of Ansley. Ainslie (English), Anslea, Ansleah, Anslee, Ansleigh, Ansli, Anslie, Ansly, Anslye, and Ansy are variants of Ansley.
Ansley is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Ansley has predominantly been a girl name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Ansley include Ansleigh, Amsel, Amshel, Ancel, Ancell, Ancil, Angil, Ansel, Ansell, Anshel, Ansil, Ansill, Anslea, Anslee, Ansli, Anslie, Ansly, Anslye, Onslow, and Ounslow.
† Pronunciation for Ansley: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"