Paisley

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Gender: Female Meaning of Paisley: "church, cemetery" Origin of Paisley: Scottish Paisley's Popularity in 2017: #45

The name Paisley is a girl's name of Scottish origin meaning "church, cemetery". Paisley is ranked #45 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Girl Baby Names Moving Up Fast and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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For a name related to a Scottish town, a richly patterned Indian fabric, and a country singer named Brad, Paisley has been a remarkable success story. She entered the Top 1000 in 2006, and broke into the Top 50 for the first time in 2015, and is now one of the most popular girl names that start with P.

Athlete Jennie Finch named her daughter Paisley Faye, sister to big brothers Ace and Diesel.

There is a character named Paisley in Secret Language of Girls.

Trivia tidbit: Actor Gerard Butler was born in Paisley, Scotland.

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Famous People Named Paisley

Paisley, former ring name of Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman, American pro wrestler
Paisley Dickey, American child beauty queen on TV's "Toddlers & Tiaras"
Paisley Verea (b. 2004), daughter of actress Gabrielle Anwar
Paisley Piper Fortus (b. 2005), daughter of musician Richard Fortus of Guns 'n' Roses
Paisley Bamford (b. 2007), daughter of singer Gord Bamford
Paisley McKnight (b. 2011), daughter of Mindy from CuteGirlsHairstyles
Paisley Faye Daigle (b. 2013), daughter of athletes Jennie Finch and Casey Daigle
Kimberly Payne Williams-Paisley, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Paisley

Paisley Houndstooth, character in Disney TV series "ANT Farm"
Paisley, character in "The Secret Language of Girls"
Duchess of Paisley, "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime" (1891) by Oscar Wilde
Paisley, town in Renfrewshire, southwest Scotland, that is the namesake of the fabric, as it was the only merchant town in the West that imported it from India. The town name means "place with a church" (ultimately from Latin basilica).
Paisley Park, record label and private estate of musician Prince in Chanhassen, MN, where he recorded and produced most of his songs.

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