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Paisley Meaning


What does Paisley mean?

The name Paisley is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Paisley is "church".

Paisley is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Pais-ley.

The Given Name Paisley

Transferred use of the Scottish surname, a place name, specifically the name of a town. The town name probably derived from the Latin word basilica meaning "church".

Paisley is a refined and bold name.

This great little unisex name has a natural grace.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Paisley Popularity

In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 45 in baby name popularity for girls with 4,927 occurrences. It ranked 6,957 in baby name popularity for boys with 12 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 46 in baby name popularity for girls with 4,858 occurrences. It ranked 13,629 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.

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Famous Paisleys

    Paisley Numerology

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    Paisley Name Fun

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