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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kinsella

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

N is for nifty, how neat!

S is for special, you are, you know!

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

L is for lucky, who is more?

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kinsella

Mike Kinsella is an emo, indie rock, and punk rock singer-songwriter and musician. He plays Guitar, Keyboard instrument, Bass guitar, Drum kit, and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1989. Mike was born on March 4th, 1977.


W.P. Kinsella is a writer. W.P. was given the name William Patrick Kinsella on May 25th, 1935 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.


Ben was born on October 27th, 1991 in Islington, London, England. They passed away on June 29th, 2008.


Brooke Kinsella is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Brooke was born on July 19th, 1983 in London, United Kingdom.


Nate was born on March 19th, 1980.


Mark Kinsella is a soccer player for the Home Farm F.C., Colchester United F.C., Charlton Athletic F.C., Aston Villa F.C., West Bromwich Albion F.C., Walsall F.C., Lewes F.C., Republic of Ireland national under-21 football team, Republic of Ireland national football B team, and Republic of Irela. Mark was born on August 12th, 1972 in Dublin.


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Popularity of Kinsella as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kinsella U.S.
  White 95.29% 64.26%
  African American 0.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.17% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kinsella

People with the last name Kinsella are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kinsella

  • How Popular is the name Kinsella? As a last name Kinsella was the 7,920th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kinsella first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kinsella is Monday, February 15th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Kinsella? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kinsella. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kinsella: Your name in reverse order is Allesnik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elianlks. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kinsella? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,179 people with the last name Kinsella.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kinsella? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Kinsella as their last name.

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