[ 2 syll. kin-(g)sley, ki-ngsl-ey ] The baby boy name Kingsley is also used as a girl name, but the use for boys is much more common. Its pronunciation is KIH-NGZLiy- †. Kingsley is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Old English. The name's meaning is one from the king's meadow. Cyningesleah (Old English) is an older form of Kingsley.
Kingsley has 18 variants. Variants include King, Kingslea, Kingsleah, Kingslee, Kingsleigh, Kingsli, Kingslie, Kingsly, Kinslea, Kinsleah, Kinslee, Kinsleigh, Kinsley, Kinsli, Kinslie, Kinsly, and Kyngs. The contraction Kings is another English variant.
See also the related category king.
Kingsley is a fairly popular baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as trendy. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2000s; before that, it was of sporadic use only. At the modest height of its usage in 2016, 0.023% of baby boys were given the name Kingsley. It ranked at #585 then. In 2016, within the group of boy names directly linked to Kingsley, King was the most widely used. It was used 6 times more than Kingsley in that year. In the past century Kingsley has mostly been a baby boy name.
Baby names that sound like Kingsley include Kingslea, Kingslee, Kingsli, Kingslie, Kingsly, Kamel, Kanyel, Kemel, Kimell, Kimmel, Kimmell, Kinel, Kinell, Kingsleigh, Kingswel, Kingswell, Kinnel, Kinnell, Kinslea, and Kinslee.
† Pronunciation for Kingsley: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"