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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 '00s. Kinsley has only grown in popularity every year, hitting #59 in 2020.

Meaning and Origin of the name Kinsley:

Kinsley is a girl's name of English and Anglo-Saxon origin meaning “king’s meadow” or “royal victory.”

Kinsley is a modern English baby name meaning “king’s meadow.” It is derived from the old English place name Kyneslay (meaning “king's wood clearing”). Kinsley was a surname given to people who were from Kyneslay. 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.

Nicknames for the name Kinsley:

Kinsley is a sweet name with a hint of royalty. The nicknames for Kinsley are just as sweet and cute. We put together the list below of great nicknames for Kinsley. Any of these options will be perfect for your baby named Kinsley.

Style of the name Kinsley:


Gender of the name Kinsley:

Kinsley is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Kinsley:


Number of syllables in the name Kinsley:


Emotion evoked from the name Kinsley:

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

Alternative spellings 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.

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)

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

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