Leslie

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Scottish and English name

Transferred use of a surname derived from the lands of Lesslyn in Aberdeenshire

Gaelic leas cuilinn = 'garden of hollies' [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Lesley ♀/♂
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Leslie ♀/♂
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Leslie
Genitive: Leslies
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Leslie
Genitive: Leslien
Partitive: Leslietä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Leslie
Genitive: Leslies
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Leslie
Genitive: Leslies

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
99 142 96 286
Denmark Denmark[6]
56 n.a. 115 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
71 n.a. 40 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 55 n.a. 117
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Sources: [5] [6] [7] [8]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Leslie.


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi