Ensley Meaning and Origin

Ensley is a girl’s name meaning “solitary clearing” and is of Scottish origin. Alternatively, it is derived from an English surname that originated from a place name. The surname Ensley is believed to have originated from the combination of the Old English elements “enn” meaning “giant” and “lea” meaning “clearing” or “meadow.” Therefore, the name Ensley can be interpreted to mean “clearing of the giants” or “meadow of the giants.” Ensley has a modern and slightly whimsical sound, which may be appealing to parents looking for a unique and uncommon name for their child. 

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