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Popularity
850k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ashley

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the ash tree field
  • #55 All Time
  • #87 in 2014
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
43k Ashlee (American)

How popular is the name "Ashley" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1880808
1881606
1882707
1883909
1884606
188513013
188614014
188710010
1888707
189012012
1891808
189212012
189310010
189417017
189510010
189610010
189717017
1898505
1899707
1900505
190110010
190214014
1903707
190411011
190510010
190613013
1907707
1908909
190910010
1910707
191116016
191223023
191331031
191442042
191547047
191648048
191750545
191842042
191959059
192043043
192147047
192253053
192347047
192446046
192557057
192645045
192750050
192837037
192939039
193026026
193135035
193230030
193322022
193432032
193534034
193636036
193731031
193832725
193927027
194049049
194160654
194279871
1943681058
1944671255
1945671057
194678771
1947781167
1948791366
1949661155
1950721557
1951641549
1952852461
1953681553
1954942173
195588880
1956902565
1957922765
19581143876
19591173780
19601465789
196120680126
196220895113
1963237108129
1964290180110
1965339218121
1966373263110
1967523386137
1968713544169
1969836642194
19701,184931253
19711,4271,164263
19721,4501,176274
19731,6811,255426
19742,0341,626408
19752,4071,988419
19762,7672,292475
19773,2872,705582
19784,0163,483533#87 girl name
19795,0364,450586#67 girl name
19808,0417,295746#40 girl name
19819,5498,875674#34 girl name
198215,49814,848650#17 girl name
198333,88633,292594#4 girl name
198439,29838,758540#3 girl name
198547,50847,006502#2 girl name
198650,09149,673418#2 girl name
198755,24954,840409#2 girl name
198850,26749,964303#2 girl name
198947,96247,586376#2 girl name
199045,78845,549239#2 girl name
199143,66243,482180#1 girl name
199238,62138,453168#1 girl name
199334,98134,846135#2 girl name
199430,40930,277132#2 girl name
199526,71526,603112#2 girl name
199623,78323,675108#3 girl name
199720,98920,89495#3 girl name
199819,94719,86978#5 girl name
199918,20818,13177#6 girl name
200018,07717,99582#4 girl name
200116,59816,52474#4 girl name
200215,39815,33761#6 girl name
200314,58914,51277#8 girl name
200414,45714,36988#8 girl name
200513,33913,27069#10 girl name
200612,39812,33959#12 girl name
200711,47711,42255#13 girl name
20089,4539,40053#18 girl name
20097,8467,80937#20 girl name
20106,3366,30531#29 girl name
20115,4315,39437#42 girl name
20124,7074,69116#50 girl name
20133,9683,93038#67 girl name
20143,5793,53940#87 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Ashley? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 850,258 babies born with the name Ashley in the United States. That's more than enough Ashleies to occupy the country of Cyprus with an estimated population of 838,897 (as of October 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ashley" was in 1987 with a total of 54,840 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ashleies)

According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ashley" ranks #5 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 131 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of 39,298 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Ashley" mean?

Ashley (English): From the ash tree field

The name "Ashley" is of English origin and it means "From the ash tree field". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

L is for love, everlasting.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yelhsa". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lyseha". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Ashley popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ashley in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ashley

Ashley Benson

Ashley Benson is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Ashley was born in 1989 as Ashley Victoria Benson in Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, California, U.S.

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Ashley Tisdale

Ashley Tisdale is an actress, singer, producer, and spokesperson with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1988 to present. Ashley was born in 1985 as Ashley Michelle Tisdale in Monmouth County, New Jersey, U.S.

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Ashley Greene

Ashley Greene is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Ashley was born in 1987 as Ashley Michele Greene in Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.

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Ashley Judd

Ashley Judd is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1991 to present. Ashley was born in 1968 as Ashley Tyler Ciminella in Granada Hills, California, U.S.

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Ashley Olsen

Ashley Olsen is an actor {{small, (1987-2004)fashion designer, producer, and author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Ashley was born in 1986 as Ashley Fuller Olsen in Sherman Oaks, California, U.S.

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Ashley Cole

Ashley Cole is a football biography. Ashley was born in 1980 in Stepney, London, England.

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Past life for Ashley born Dec 3, 1942

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1100. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Name poster for Ashley

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