Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Ash Wood Clearing
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Ashley Girl)

In 2017 the name Ashley...

• was given to 32 baby boys
• was the 3,410th most popular name for baby boys
• was 41% less popular than it was ten years ago
• a unisex name which was given to boys 1% of the time
• was about as popular as Kori and Mikko
Babies Named Ashley Born Per Year
Created by
Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Ashley...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1980
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2012
• is 51% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 75% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Raven, Nickey, Burt, Alethea, Alethia, Tracee
• has the most opposite popularity history to Damar, Jovan, Rion, Amberly, Vashti, Leana
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Ashley by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Ashley are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Ashley will be the only kid named Ashley in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Ashley compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Ashley rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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