Paisley - Meaning of Paisley

What does Paisley mean?

[ 2 syll. pai-sley, pa-isl-ey ] The baby girl name Paisley is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced PEY-ZLiy- †. Paisley's language of origin is Scottish and it is predominantly used in English. The meaning of Paisley is 'patterned fabric; from Paisley, Scotland'. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name as a given name.

The name Paisley is widely used; it has 23 forms. Forms of the name include Paislay, Paislea, Paislee, Paisleigh, Paisli, Paislie, Paisly, Paizlea, Paizley, Paslea, Paslee, Pasley, Pasli, Paslie, Pasly, Payslea, Payslee, Paysley, Paysli, Payslie, Paysly, Payzley, and Pazley.

See also the related categories, english, fabric, and geographic.

Paisley is a popular baby girl name, and it is also regarded as rather trendy. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only infrequent use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2017, 0.263% of baby girls were named Paisley. It was #45 in rank then. In 2018, it ranked at #52 with a usage of 0.235%, and it was the most popular out of all girl names in its family. Paisley was used 4 times more than the next ranked name, Paislee, in 2018. In the last century Paisley has primarily been a baby girl name.

Baby names that sound like Paisley include Paislea, Paislee, Paislie, Paizley, Payzley, Paislay, Pascale, Pascalle, Paschal, Paschale, Paschelle, Paslea, Paslee, Pasley, Pasli, Paslie, Pasly, Payslea, Payslee, and Paysley.

† Pronunciation for Paisley: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"



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