Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Church
Main Origin Language: Scottish
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In 2017 the name Paisley...

• was given to 4,927 baby girls
• was the 45th most popular name for baby girls
• was 903% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in West Virginia, Mississippi, and Arkansas
• was least popular in Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Connecticut
• was about as popular as Ellie and Audrey
Babies Named Paisley Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Paisley...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 5507% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Adalynn, Harper, Milah, King, Nixon, Axton
• has the most opposite popularity history to Kathrine, Margarita, Kathrin, Joseph, Ruben, Michal
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Paisley Per State
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Geographically the name Paisley...

• 13% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Addison, Kinsley, Harper, Bentley, Sawyer, Jace
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Gabriela, Angelina, Anaya, Dylan, Kevin, Lorenzo
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Paisley by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Paisley are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Paisley will be the only kid named Paisley in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Paisley compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Paisley rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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