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What does Paisley mean?

Paisley Pronunciation of Paisley as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Paisley) is of Scottish origin. Place name: an industrial town west of Glasgow, Scotland. The name has been given to a pattern on fabric, since shawls with that pattern were made in the town in the 18th century.


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How popular is Paisley?

Paisley is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#10408 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Paisley has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2018 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

Paisley is pronounced similarly to Peasly. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Annsley, Ansley, Ardsley, Bailey, Baley, Barcley, Barkley, Bartley, Baxley, Bayley, Beasley, Brinley, Cailey, Caley, Carley, Chesley, Dailey, Daley, Darnley, Dawley, Earley, Finley, Gilley, Gridley, Grimsley, Hagley, Hailey, Halley, Halsey, Hanley, Harley, Hartley, Hastey, Hawley, Horsley, Jaimey, Jamsey, Kaley, Lesley, Linley, Marley, Massey, Packey, Paddey, Paice, Paine, Paley, Parrey, Patsy, Pauly, Pavle, Peaseley (see Beasley), Penley, Pitney, Presley, Presly, Pressley, Prestley, Priestley, Quigley, Radley, Ramsey, Ransley, Riley, Ripley, Risley, Wadley, Wakeley, Warley, Whitley, Wiley, Willey, Wrisley and Yardley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Paisley.