Leslie (name)

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Leslie
PronunciationLes-lee
Genderunisex
Origin
Word/nameLeslie, Scotland
Meaningfrom a placename
Region of originScotland
Other names
Related namesLesley (female), Leslee
 
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Leslie
PronunciationLes-lee
Genderunisex
Origin
Word/nameLeslie, Scotland
Meaningfrom a placename
Region of originScotland
Other names
Related namesLesley (female), Leslee

Leslie is a surname and given name, derived the name of Clan Leslie, ultimately from the placename of Castle Leslie, the clan's historical seat. The name of the castle is probably an anglicization of an originally Gaelic name, perhaps leas celyn "holly-garden".[1]

First name[edit]

The following people bear the first name Leslie:

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Surname[edit]

Further information: Clan Leslie

The following people bear the surname of Leslie:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ behindthename.com

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