Ansley

Ansley - A very unique female name



  Sep 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ansley, meaning clearing with a hermitage, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1965 on position #2028. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ansley and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ansley? 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 Ansley. The baby girl name Ansley was given to 350 baby girls in 2012, ranking #707 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,038 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ansley peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 632.



Famous with this name

Breon Ansley
Joe Ansley
Ansley Berg


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Ansley is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ansley is currently topping the baby name charts in Georgia at position #90 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,122.

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 Ansley is where you live.


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Ansley origin and meaning

Ansley is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means clearing with a hermitage. To see famous people named Ansley, pop culture references for the name Ansley and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ansley

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

Angela / Angelina / Angel / Angelica / Angeline / Angelique / Angelia / Ainsley / Angelita / 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
2012707
2011632
2010637
2009660
2008727
2007712
2006708
2005662
2004681
2003674
2002673
2001711
2000745
1999781
1998719
1997815
1996867
1995980
1994976
19931114
19921317
19911372
19901390
19891281
19881453
19871412
19861811
19851593
19842251
19831808
19821947
19811651
19801766
19792164
19782017
19771928
19762814
19752399
19741817
19732204
19702003
19652028

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Georgia90
Tennessee156
South Carolina159
Alabama180
Mississippi325
North Carolina344
Kentucky366
Louisiana452
Florida556
Ohio791
Colorado889
Pennsylvania1002
Texas1157
Illinois1466
New York1986
California3122

Even more about Ansley


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 Ansley 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 Ansley?

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
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ansley
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,038
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1965
2012 births +350

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