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Paisley (girl)

What does Paisley mean?

Paisley Pronunciation of Paisley [pais-ley] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Paisley) is pronounced PAYS-lee. It is of Scottish origin. The name of a patterned fabric that was at one time the principal product manufactured in Paisley, Scotland.

Associated with: scottish.


Creative forms:
(female) Paisela, Paisla, ..

(male) Paisper, Paister, ..

Middle name pairings:
Paisley Evalyn (P.E.), ..

How popular is Paisley?

Paisley is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#10408 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Paisley entered the list in 1992 and reached its highest position of #45 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paisley name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Paisley outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ainsley, Ansley, Aynsley, Bailey, Bailley, Bayley, Briley, Brinley, Cailey, Caisey, Calley, Carley, Casey, Cayley, Crissey, Daisey, Darsey, Earley, Eiley, Emiley, Emilley (see Emily), Haeley, Hailey, Halley, Harley, Hayley, Jaimey, Kaeley, Kailey, Kaitey, Karley, Kascey, Kassey, Kayley, Kaylley, Kaysey, Kiley, Laicey, Laidey, Lainey, Laisey, Langley, Lassey, Magaley, Maicey, Maisey, Marsey, Nainsey, Paine, Palles, Pansey, Pansie, Pansy, Pattey, Paule, Pauly, Perley, Polley, Posey, Railey, Rainey, Raley, Ramsey, Rawley, Reilley, Riley, Ripley, Shirley, Sisley, Sissey, Talley, Tansey, Tilley, Ursley and Whitley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Paisley.

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