Meaning Of The Name Ashley | Baby Names | Kidadl


Discover the origin, meaning and pronunciation of the name Ashley.

Ashley is a name of English origins and it is a name that can be used for either gender. The meaning of Ashley is 'ash tree meadow'. In the Middle Ages, it was traditionally used for boys who lived near an ash tree but over time it began to be used for both genders. Ashley has a spiritual and biblical connotation attached to it as well, as in the Bible the name means 'what comes from the ash tree'. In the Bible, an ash tree is a sign of the power of the spirit, a sign of mysticism and a sign of nobility. It also symbolises strength, longevity and high levels of productivity. In the Hebrew culture, Ashley means ‘the lucky one’ and once again the ash tree is believed to be a sacred tree. There are a number of famous figures with the name, such as the American actress Ashley Benson. Also known for her work as a model and an author, she is best known for her role in 'Pretty Little Liars'.


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A-S-H-L-E-Y , is a 6-letter neutral given name.

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