A top 5 girls' name in the US from 1985 to '93, Ashley now sits outside the top 100. Like so many baby names, Ashley started out as a stylish surname for boys, only to become overwhelmingly popular with the girls. Variant spellings include Ashlea and Ashleigh. Actress and activist Ashley Judd and child-actress-turned-fashion-designer Ashley Olsen are among the most visible success stories and name ambassadors of this nature name.
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Ashley CooperTennis Player
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Source: Social Security Administration
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