"king's meadow"

Kingsley Origin and Meaning

The name Kingsley is a boy's name of English origin meaning "king's meadow".

Kingsley is a sophisticated Harry Potter name that entered the US Top 1000 in 2013.

Writer Kingsley Amis is its most famous bearer. Cousin Kingston is also rising in popularity, thanks to Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale's little boy.

# 849 in the US

Kingsley Rank in US Top 1000

# 1071 on Nameberry

Kingsley Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Kingsley Popularity

Famous People Named Kingsley

  • Kingsley DavisAmerican sociologist and demographer
  • Kingsley William AmisEnglish poet and novelist
  • (Basil) Kingsley MartinEnglish journalist
  • Kingsley ComanFrench footballer
  • (Howard) Kingsley WoodEnglish politician
  • Kingsley BenedictAmerican silent film actor
  • Kingsley OfosuGhanaian ship stowaway portrayed in film "Deadly Voyage"
  • Kingsley aka King RussellAmerican YouTuber
  • Kingsley Doyleson of novelist Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Norman Kingsley MailerAmerican novelist
  • Benjahmin Kingsley Stotijn (b. 2002)son of singers Anouk and Remon Stotijn

Kingsley in Pop Culture

  • Kingsley ShackleboltCharacter from the Harry Potter series
  • Kingsley Owencharacter on British TV series Fresh Meat
  • Kingsley Zissoucharacter from movie "The Life Aquatic"