Leslie (name)

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Leslie
Pronunciation Les-lee
Gender unisex
Origin
Word/Name Leslie, Scotland
Meaning from a placename
Region of origin Scotland
Other names
Related names Lesley (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]

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The following people bear the first name Leslie:

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Surname[edit]

The following people bear the surname of Leslie:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ behindthename.com

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