Ainsly is a gender-neutral name given to both boys and girls. Ainsly is a variant of Ainsley. The name originates from Old English origin and is not as commonly given as its variant Ainsley. The meaning of Ainsly is ‘hermitage field’. The name also means ‘ solitary meadow’ or ‘one’s own meadow’ in Scottish. The Ainsly family name was recorded as far back as 1840-1901 in the United Kingdom, United States, and Scotland. In 1840, Missouri had the highest population of individuals called Ainsly. Ainsly means ‘meadow’ also in Gaelic. The name is from two root words, ‘Æne's’ and ‘leah’. ‘Lēah’ in Old English refers to ‘wood’, ‘enclosure’, ‘clearing’, or ‘meadow’. Ainsly is not ranked among the top 1000 most famous names, however, its variant ‘Ainsley’ is one of the top 500 most famous names. Ainsly and its variants occur more as given names than surnames. Prominent people with the variant Ainsley are American soccer player Ainsley Battles, British sprinter Ainsley Bennett, Jamaican sprinter Ainsley Waugh, Australian actor Ainsley Melham, Scottish neurophysiologist Ainsley Iggo, American TV news anchor Ainsley Earhardt, English actress Ainsley Howard, and Scottish singer Ainsley Hamill.