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What does Kinsley mean?

Kinsley Pronunciation of Kinsley [kins-ley] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the name Kinsley means "king's meadow". Kinsley is an alternate form of Kingsley (Old English): novelist Kingsley Amis.

Associated with: old english, king, meadow.


Kinsley has 4 variants: Kinslea, Kinslee, Kinslie and Kinsly.

4 more alternative forms via Kingsley: Kingslea, Kingslie, Kingsly and Kinsey.

Creative forms:
(male) Kinslo, Kinssey, ..

(female) Kinsli, Kinslia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kinsley Theron (K.T.), ..

How popular is Kinsley?

Kinsley is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#10527 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Kinsley (outside Top 2000) is Kingsley (#747 from recent data). This form of Kinsley was at the peak of its popularity in 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kingsley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kinsley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ainslea, Ainslee, Ainsley, Ainsly, Annsley, Ansley, Ardsley, Aynsley, Beasley, Bentley, Birkley, Birley, Bosley, Brindley, Brinley, Chesley, Conley, Crosley, Denley, Dunley, Dunnley (see Dunley), Findley, Finley, Finndley (see Finlay), Finnley, Gilley, Grimsley, Handley, Hanley, Henley, Horsley, Huntley, Kaley, Kasey, Kayley, Kealey, Keeley, Kelley, Kelsey, Kenlea, Kenlee, Kenley, Kenly, Kenney, Kile, Kiley, Kimble, Kinney, Kirbey (see Kirby), Kirklea, Kirklee (see Kirkley), Kirkley, Kirkly (see Kirkley), Lesley, Lindley, Lindsey, Linley, Linsey, Lynley, Manley, Paisley, Pennley, Presley, Ransley, Riddley, Ridley, Riley, Ripley, Risley, Wesley, Wessley, Wickley, Wiley, Willey and Wrisley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kinsley.

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