Leslie

Colors Related to this Name: Black, Purple

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Visionary

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #284 in 2013 and #337 in 2014.

Famous People

Leslie Mann (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Leslie Nielsen (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Leslie Bibb (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Leslie Easterbrook (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Leslie Jones (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Leslie Stefanson (Movie Actress), Leslie Jordan (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Leslie Carter (Singer)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From a place name in Aberdeenshire, originally Lesslyn, Goidelic leas celyn "garden of hollies".

Meaning(s):

-( female name -comes from the last names language-), of mostly American usage.

-( male name -comes from the last names language-) that comes from the last name.

-(last name Scottish -comes from the Scottish Gaelic language-)

In French

Origin: Borrowed from English. By folk etymology confused with Liesel, Liesl, German pet forms of Elisabeth.

Meaning(s):

-( female name), popular in the 1980s and the 1990s.

In Scots

Meaning(s):

-A male or female first name transferred from the last name.

-A Scottish last name meaning "garden of hollies".