Ainsley

Ainsley - A very unique female name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ainsley, meaning one's own meadow, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1986 on position #2470. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ainsley and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ainsley? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ainsley. The baby girl name Ainsley was given to 901 baby girls in 2012, ranking #333 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,569 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ainsley peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 333.



Famous with this name

Ainsley Howard
Ainsley Bailey
Hayley Ainsley


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Ainsley is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ainsley is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #102 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,050.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ainsley is where you live.


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Ainsley origin and meaning

Ainsley is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means one's own meadow. To see famous people named Ainsley, pop culture references for the name Ainsley and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ainsley

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ainsley, sorted by popularity.

Angela / Angelina / Angel / Angelica / Angeline / Angelique / Angelia / Angelita / Ansley / Anjali /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012333
2011360
2010355
2009406
2008434
2007452
2006457
2005438
2004397
2003433
2002451
2001480
20001754
19991713
19981803
19972218
19962221
19952415
19942574
19932813
19921977
19912020
19901901
19892093
19882004
19873524
19862470

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota102
Mississippi122
New Hampshire126
Kansas134
Montana143
Louisiana155
Iowa171
North Dakota173
Idaho201
Arkansas211
Michigan221
Massachusetts227
Colorado233
North Carolina243
Virginia243
Kentucky248
Missouri248
Oregon256
Wisconsin260
Nebraska269
Utah270
Ohio283
Tennessee284
Indiana288
Minnesota293
Illinois334
South Carolina334
Pennsylvania342
Washington346
Texas348
Alabama371
Maryland383
Connecticut406
Oklahoma420
Florida534
Nevada576
Arizona601
New Jersey633
California737
New York1015
Georgia1050

Even more about Ainsley


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ainsley a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ainsley?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ainsley
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,569
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1986
2012 births +901

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