Kingsley

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5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A surname​.
  2. The name of various geographical places; see Wikipedia.

Notable Persons Named Kingsley

Kingsley Coman is a soccer player for the FC Bayern Munich, Juventus F.C., US Sénart-Moissy, Paris Saint-Germain F.C., Paris Saint-Germain Academy, France national under-16 football team, France national under-17 football team, and France national under-18 football team. Kingsley was born on June 13th, 1996 in Paris, France.

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Sir Kingsley Amis was a fiction, fictional prose, and prose writer. He was most active from 1947 to 1995. Kingsley was given the name Kingsley William Amis on April 16th, 1922 in Clapham, South London, England. He breathed his last breath on October 22nd, 1995.

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Kingsley Boateng is a soccer player for the F.C. Bari 1908, A.C. Milan Primavera, A.C. Milan, Calcio Catania, NAC Breda, and Italy national under-18 football team. Kingsley was born on April 7th, 1994 in Mampong.

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Kingsley Madu is a soccer player for the AS Trenčín, El-Kanemi Warriors F.C., Nigeria national under-20 football team, and Nigeria national football team. Kingsley was born on December 12th, 1995 in Nigeria.

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Kingsley was born on August 20th, 1908 in Jones County, Texas. He breathed his last breath on February 27th, 1997.

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Sir Kingsley Wood was a Lord Privy Seal, Secretary of State for Air, Minister of Health, Postmaster General, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary of State for Health, and Postmaster General of the United Kingdom. His most notable accomplishments were from 1940 to 1943. Kingsley was born on August 19th, 1881. He died on September 21st, 1943.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kingsley

Ben Kingsley is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1966. Ben was given the name Krishna Bhanji on December 31st, 1943 in Snainton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK.

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Ferdinand Kingsley is an actor and musician. Ferdinand was born in 1988 in Leamington Spa, England.

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Stephen Kingsley is a soccer player for the Swansea City A.F.C., Falkirk F.C., Yeovil Town F.C., Crewe Alexandra F.C., Scotland national under-19 football team, and Scotland national under-21 football team. Stephen was born on July 23rd, 1994 in Stirling, Scotland.

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Charles Kingsley was a writer. He was most prominent from 19 to 19. Charles was born on June 12th, 1819 in Holne, Devon, England. He breathed his last breath on January 23rd, 1875.

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Mary was born on October 13th, 1862 in Islington.

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Roderick Kingsley is a comics character.

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How popular is the baby name Kingsley in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1907 7 0 7
1912 5 0 5
1913 9 0 9
1914 11 0 11
1915 9 0 9
1916 14 0 14
1917 14 0 14
1918 14 0 14
1919 21 0 21
1920 13 0 13
1921 7 0 7
1922 12 0 12
1923 8 0 8
1924 18 0 18
1925 10 0 10
1926 6 0 6
1927 11 0 11
1928 5 0 5
1929 11 0 11
1930 8 0 8
1931 7 0 7
1932 14 0 14
1934 5 0 5
1935 8 0 8
1936 9 0 9
1937 7 0 7
1938 7 0 7
1939 16 0 16
1940 10 0 10
1941 15 0 15
1942 13 0 13
1943 25 0 25
1944 16 0 16
1945 7 0 7
1946 12 0 12
1947 13 0 13
1948 8 0 8
1949 10 0 10
1950 12 0 12
1951 10 0 10
1952 9 0 9
1953 10 0 10
1954 11 0 11
1955 8 0 8
1956 8 0 8
1957 14 0 14
1958 9 0 9
1959 10 0 10
1960 8 0 8
1961 7 0 7
1962 8 0 8
1963 9 0 9
1964 8 0 8
1965 8 0 8
1966 6 0 6
1967 6 0 6
1968 9 0 9
1969 6 0 6
1970 13 0 13
1971 8 0 8
1972 10 0 10
1973 18 0 18
1974 9 0 9
1975 13 0 13
1976 10 0 10
1977 25 5 20
1978 14 0 14
1979 13 0 13
1980 12 0 12
1981 20 0 20
1982 35 6 29
1983 26 0 26
1984 26 0 26
1985 29 0 29
1986 36 9 27
1987 23 0 23
1988 32 6 26
1989 31 0 31
1990 26 0 26
1991 28 5 23
1992 36 0 36
1993 31 0 31
1994 38 6 32
1995 32 5 27
1996 32 6 26
1997 32 9 23
1998 43 5 38
1999 21 0 21
2000 34 0 34
2001 36 10 26
2002 49 9 40
2003 32 6 26
2004 27 10 17
2005 43 13 30
2006 56 17 39
2007 70 27 43
2008 103 34 69
2009 125 38 87
2010 246 45 201
2011 229 33 196
2012 299 55 244
2013 269 49 220
2014 381 72 309
2015 440 118 322
2016 597 126 471
2017 537 147 390

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Popularity of Kingsley as a first name

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Popularity of Kingsley as a last name

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Common last names for Kingsley

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kingsley U.S.
  White 91.68% 64.26%
  African American 2.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.24% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.52% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kingsley

People with the last name Kingsley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kingsley

  • How Popular is the name Kingsley? Kingsley is the 3,848th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kingsley was the 4,417th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kingsley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,886 babies born with the first name Kingsley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kingsley to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kingsley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kingsley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kingsley is Monday, April 28th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Kingsley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kingsley was in 2016 with a total of 471 babies.
  • Random Kingsley Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kingsley is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Kingsley: Your name in reverse order is Yelsgnik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ysgnkeli. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kingsley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,043 people with the last name Kingsley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kingsley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Kingsley as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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