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  1. Lesleynoun

    meaning "garden of hollies".

  2. Lesleynoun

    derived from the surname,used since the 18th century. Popular in the U.K. in the mid-20th century.

  3. Lesleynoun

    A Scottish surname meaning "garden of hollies".

  4. Lesleynoun

    A female given name transferred from the surname, used since the 18th century. Popular in the U.K. in the mid-20th century.

  5. Lesleynoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.


  1. Lesley

    Lesley is a placename, given name and surname, a variant of Leslie that can be male or female name and is ultimately an anglicization of a Scottish (Gaelic) placename.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lesley is ranked #10891 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lesley surname appeared 2,925 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Lesley.

    78.5% or 2,297 total occurrences were White.
    14.8% or 433 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 75 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.3% or 69 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.1% or 33 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 18 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lesley in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lesley in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Lesley in a Sentence

  1. David Beckham:

    I think it gets up my partner, Lesley Braithwaite nose more than it does mine because when someone stares at me, if I look at them, they look away, whereas she can see people staring for much longer before Ive noticed. It doesnt really bother me though, it just makes me feel like how David Beckham must feel. If its good enough for David Beckham, its good enough for me. i first discovered them about two years ago, when my treatment options were reduced to palliative chemotherapy.

  2. Lesley Brown:

    I don't think my mother, Lesley Brown, could ever have imagined how big IVF would become and how many babies would be born.

  3. Joe Henderson:

    You might have noticed that our cast has been tweeting about it quite a bit. Its very important to all of them too.D.B.[Woodside] was one of the people in particular that we really engaged with it --Lesley-Ann[Brandt], withTom[Ellis].

  4. Joyce Bulifant:

    I was recording a song for ‘The Happiest Millionaire’ when he came down from his office, he put his arm around me and said, ‘I’m going to walk you over to the studio.’ I said, ‘Oh Mr. Disney, that’s so nice!’ I couldn’t believe the special attention. He said, ‘And young lady, I have big plans for you!’ And then he died. It wasn’t very nice of him at all! I only found out now, and even his wife didn’t know, that Disney was working on a series where Lesley Ann Warren and I would be the guides at Disneyland and our boyfriends would be Tommy Steele and John Davison. Wouldn’t that have been fun? But there you go. That’s life. That’s show business.

  5. Guy Mbayo:

    The laws are set but the monitoring of the implementation is not sufficient. In some of these countries Lesley Onyon may find that the user, and seller, does not know that the product is banned or understand the consequences of using these products.

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