Meaning and Name Origin
Kinsley \k(i)-ns-ley, kin-sley\ as a name for girls (also used less commonly as boys' name Kinsley). Usage of Kinsley is American, and the name used to be fashionable as a transferred use of the surname. Kinsley has however become somewhat old-fashioned and is not that frequently used in the present day by parents for newborn baby girls in the U.S..
Kinsley is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#9818 out of 88799, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Kinsley for girls. Kinsley was first listed in 2005 and reached its highest position of #132 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)