What does Kinsey mean?
Kinsey [kin-sey] as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Kinsey) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kinsey is "king's victory". Surname. The name has an aristocratic, anglophile aura, softened by the feminine vowel ending. Literary: name of the heroine in Sue Grafton's successful series of murder mysteries.
(female) Kisey, Konsey, ..
(male) Kinkee, Kinkel, .. Middle name pairings:
Kinsey Ariane (K.A.), ..
How popular is Kinsey?
Kinsey is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for all people (#2169 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Kinsey for girls. Kinsey was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #834 in the U.S. in 1998, and is at #1369 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Kinsey is pronounced similarly to Kenzy, Kinzie and Quincey. Other recommended names are Ailey, Ainsley▲, Betsey, Bianey, Billey, Bonney, Brinley▲, Caisey, Casey▼, Caysey, Cissey, Conney, Deney, Eiley, Gipsey, Hatsey, Janney, Josey, Kacey, Kaeley, Kailey, Kascey, Kasey▼, Kassey, Kasy, Kathey, Kaysey, Kealey, Kelley▼, Kelsey▼, Khloey, Kilea, Kiley▼, Kimber▲, Kimmy, Kimy, Kine, Kinisha, Kirby, Kirsi, Kirstee, Kirsty, Kisha▼, Kismet, Kissie, Kittey (see Katherine), Kitty▼, Kodey, Konny, Kristy▼, Krysty, Libbey, Lindey, Lindsey▼, Linsay, Linsey, Lyndsey▼, Lynnsey, Lynsey, Mersey, Nainsey, Nansey, Pansey, Ramsey, Ripley, Sidney▼, Sissey, Stasey, Tansey, Tilley, Trasey and Yancey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kinsey.See names in meaning and etymology.