The name Kingsley is a boy's name of English origin meaning "king's meadow". Kingsley is ranked #654 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
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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.