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Lesley (Scottish, from the grey fort) can refer to any of the following:

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The following people bear the first name Lesley:

The following people bear the surname Lesley:

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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Contents

English

Alternative spellings

Proper noun

Singular
Lesley

Plural
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Lesley

  1. A Scottish surname meaning "garden of hollies".
  2. A female given name derived from the surname,used since the 18th century. Popular in the U.K. in the mid-20th century.
  3. (rare): A male given name.

Usage notes

The male given name is usually spelled Leslie.

Quotations

  • 1792 Robert Burns: Bonnie Lesley:
    O saw ye bonnie Lesley,
    As she gaed o'er the border.
    She's gane, like Alexander,
    To spread her conquests farther.







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