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Gender: Female Meaning of Kinsey: "king's victory" Origin of Kinsey: English

The name Kinsey is a girl's name of English origin meaning "king's victory". Kinsey and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Kinsey

Kinsey Lea Schofield, American journalist and reality TV personality
Kinsey Wilson, American male journalist and digital media executive
Angela Kinsey, American actress
Alfred Kinsey, American biologist and surveyor of human sexual behaviour

Pop Culture References for the name Kinsey

The Kinsey Scale, developed 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 Millhone, main 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 Kynsey, a descendant of Old English Cynesige, literally "royal victory."

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