Its source is aesc leah, an Old English name meaning "Ash grove."
This girl's name is used in English.
The name Ashely ranked 1828th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Though this name appears on the 1990 U.S. Census lists, it is used by only a small percentage of the general population.
This name was derived from a surname. Its use as a personal name was strongly influenced by the popularity of the male character Ashley Wilkes in Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel Gone With the Wind and the 1939 film based on that book.