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Kinsley is a modern English baby name meaning “king’s meadow”. The name came to popularity alongside other ‘K’ names in the mid 00’s. Kinsley has only grown in popularity every year, hitting #59 in 2020.

Meaning of the name Kinsley:

English: king’s meadow
Anglo-Saxon: royal victory

Origin of the name Kinsley:

Kinsley is a modern English baby name meaning “king’s meadow”. Kinsley may also be derived from the Anglo-Saxon surname Cynesiege meaning “royal victory”.

Symbolism of the name Kinsley:

A meadow is a calm, peaceful place in nature. Spiritually, the meadow is a place for the soul and body to find rest, rejuvenation, and reflection.

Style of the name Kinsley:

Modern

Gender of the name Kinsley:

Kinsley is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Kinsley:

KINZ-lee

Number of syllables in the name Kinsley:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Kinsley:

Kinsley evokes feelings of enthusiasm for life and strength of will.

Alternative spellings for the name Kinsley:

Kinsly, Kinzley, Kinslee

Nicknames for the name Kinsley:

Popularity of the name Kinsley:

According to the Social Security Administration, Kinsley is a baby girl’s name that first entered the top 1000 in 2005. It rose rapidly from #943 to #59 in 2020.

Related names for the name Kinsley:

Great middle names for the name Kinsley and their meanings:

  • Lyra (lyre)
  • Briar (a thorny patch)
  • Remi (oarsman)
  • Shiloh (tranquil)
  • Aspen (the aspen tree)
  • Ember (amber, fire remnant)
  • Lennon (lover)
  • Emalyn (work)
  • Teryn (rocky hill)
  • Jessalyn (the night has passed)

Famous people with the name Kinsley:

  • Kinsley Scott Bingham (American politician)
  • Kinsley Kesler (daughter of ice hockey player Ryan Kesler)
  • Kinsley Klassen (daughter of snowboarder Steve Klassen)
  • Kinsley Bennett (daughter of rapper Chance the Rapper)
  • Jessie Catherine Kinsley (American folk artist)
  • Michael Kinsley (American political journalist)

Kinsleys in popular culture:

Kinsley is a new enough name that there’s no pop culture icons yet!