Kinsey

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
16k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kinsey

"Kinsey" is a name of English origin, and it means "King's Victory". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. United States zoologist best known for his interview studies of sexual behavior (1894-1956)
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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Kinsey

Kinsey Lea Schofield is a writer, television personality, and reality television. Kinsey was born on March 27th, 1985 in Austin, Texas. Kinsey is also known as Schofield and Kinsey Lea.

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Kinsey Wilson is an innovation and strategy editor and the new york times. Kinsey was born in 1955.

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Kinsey was born in 1926. He passed away on June 11th, 2012.

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Kinsey Peile was a writer, stage actor, and film actor. Kinsey was born on December 20th, 1862 in British India. He breathed his last breath on April 13th, 1934.

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Kinsey Raphael Lowell is an athlete for the South Africa national beach soccer team.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kinsey

Angela Kinsey is an actress. She has been prominent since 1997. Angela was given the name Angela Faye Kinsey on June 25th, 1971 in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States.

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Alfred Kinsey was a scientist in the field of biology. Alfred was given the name Alfred Charles Kinsey on June 23rd, 1894 in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States. He breathed his last breath on August 25th, 1956.

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Tarence Kinsey is a basketball player for the Fenerbahçe Ülker, Memphis Grizzlies, Fenerbahçe Men's Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Anadolu Efes S.K., Victoria Libertas Pesaro, Baloncesto Málaga, KK Partizan, BC Nizhny Novgorod, and Trabzonspor B.K. in the Basketball League of Serbia, ABA League, and Euroleague. His ongoing career started in 2006. Tarence was born on March 21st, 1984 in Tampa, Florida.

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Lance Kinsey is an actor and screenwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Lance was born on June 13th, 1954 in Calgary.

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Mike Kinsey is a politician.

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Susanna M. Salter was a Mayor of Argonia, Kansas, and Mayor ofArgonia. Susanna was given the name Susanna Madora Kinsey on March 2nd, 1860 in Belmont County, Ohio. She breathed her last breath on March 17th, 1961.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 6 0 6
1918 6 0 6
1923 5 0 5
1924 6 0 6
1934 5 0 5
1938 5 0 5
1946 5 0 5
1952 7 0 7
1953 7 0 7
1955 5 0 5
1959 5 0 5
1966 5 0 5
1968 5 5 0
1970 5 0 5
1975 8 0 8
1976 7 7 0
1977 17 11 6
1978 40 31 9
1979 42 37 5
1980 37 37 0
1981 77 65 12
1982 61 47 14
1983 79 69 10
1984 72 63 9
1985 73 66 7
1986 72 72 0
1987 91 82 9
1988 86 81 5
1989 102 92 10
1990 140 134 6
1991 175 170 5
1992 206 201 5
1993 198 188 10
1994 200 192 8
1995 202 197 5
1996 216 216 0
1997 187 181 6
1998 255 255 0
1999 242 242 0
2000 263 252 11
2001 271 265 6
2002 214 214 0
2003 234 234 0
2004 234 228 6
2005 256 250 6
2006 294 294 0
2007 292 285 7
2008 249 242 7
2009 259 250 9
2010 279 268 11
2011 319 313 6
2012 247 247 0
2013 241 241 0
2014 227 227 0
2015 178 173 5
2016 171 171 0
2017 137 137 0

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Popularity of Kinsey as a first name

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Popularity of Kinsey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kinsey U.S.
  White 76.31% 64.26%
  African American 17.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.99% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kinsey

People with the last name Kinsey are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Kinsey

  • How Popular is the name Kinsey? Kinsey is the 3,018th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kinsey was the 2,258th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kinsey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,327 babies born with the first name Kinsey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kinsey to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kinsey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kinsey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kinsey is Monday, July 17th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Kinsey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kinsey was in 2011 with a total of 313 babies.
  • Random Kinsey Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kinsey is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Kinsey: Your name in reverse order is Yesnik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enksyi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kinsey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 16,102 people with the last name Kinsey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kinsey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Kinsey 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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