Meaning and Name Origin
Kinsey \k(i)-nsey, kin-sey\ as a girls' name (also used 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.
Kinsey is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for all people (#2092 out of 88799, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Kinsey for girls. Kinsey was first listed in 1992 and reached its highest position of #834 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Linsey. This name tends to be more commonly used than Kinsey.