Another first name that was initially a surname, Kinsley is from the English Kingsley. Most likely derived from the traditional English surname Kyneslay from cyne meaning ‘king’ and lay or leigh for a ‘wood clearing’ or ‘meadow’, its natural associations make it perfect for nature lovers, who want something a little different and adventurous for their baby girl.
Rank in the year 2015
Kinsley was ranked #260 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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