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Meaning and Origin of: Leslie

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish : Gray fortress
  • Scottish : Dweller in the gray castle
  • Old English : Small meadow
  • Scottish : Low meadow

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Scottish : habitational name from a barony in Aberdeenshire, which is first recorded c.1180 in the form Lesslyn, of obscure origin.
  • English : possibly from a double diminutive of the personal name Lece (see Leece), thus Lecelin.

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