"king's victory"

Kinsey Origin and Meaning

The name Kinsey is a girl's name of English origin meaning "king's victory".

Kinsey enjoyed popularity blip thanks to similarity to Lindsay, and because of Sue Grafton's alphabet mysteries heroine, Kinsey Millhone. Now, Kinsley has become more popular than Kinsey.

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Kinsey Popularity

Famous People Named Kinsey

  • Kinsey Lea SchofieldAmerican journalist and reality TV personality
  • Kinsey WilsonAmerican male journalist and digital media executive
  • Angela KinseyAmerican actress
  • Alfred KinseyAmerican biologist and surveyor of human sexual behaviour

Kinsey in Pop Culture

  • The Kinsey Scaledeveloped by Alfred Kinsey, a scale used to place where you sit in terms of your sexuality. 0 being completely heterosexual up to 6 being completely homosexual
  • Kinsey Millhonemain character in Sue Grafton's "alphabet mystery" series
  • "Kinsey" British TV series about main characters Neil and Judy Kinsey
  • "Kinsey" film about Alfred Kinsey
  • The surname comes from the medieval personal name Kynseya descendant of Old English Cynesige, literally "royal victory."