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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Paisley
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Paisley in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Paisley:
Records indicate that 8,347 girls in the United States have been named Paisley since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 2,903 people in the U.S. were given the name Paisley. Those people are now 9 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Paisley
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12 Positive Comments
"I'm a Paisley. Born in England in 1996. My name is often spelt incorrectly and I'm told it is unusual. However, I do like that I've only ever heard of two people called Paisley in the almost 23 years I've been alive. I do think it's a very girly name and personally do love it." Mar. 18, 2019:
"My name is Paisley and I was born in 2006 and I only know 1 other person named paisley, but she is only a couple months old. Paisley is such a unique and special name." Nov. 4, 2018:
"Best birthday gift ever! It was bestowed upon me back in '87, inspired by a combination of an acid trip from when my Dad was young and a paint job he wanted for a Jazz bass." Jan. 28, 2016:
"Well I love it. My name is paisley. I am pleased it is a growing name because I'm the only paisley in my hole town." Mar. 7, 2015:
"This is my name since 1991. I've never met another person with it, so it makes me feel unique. The only downside is that kids used to call me "Parsley" when they tried to pick on me. Those who love it often ask if it's a flower (thinking of "Pansy"), and many ask how my parents gave me this name." Sep. 23, 2013:
"We named our daughter Paisley in 1997 we loved that it was unique & her dad was Bob Paisley's biggest fan!!(passed manager of liverpool f.c)" Sep. 2, 2011:
"we named our 3 yr old daughter Paisley and mothers often say they wished they had name their kid Paisley when they here the name." Jun. 17, 2011:
"My niece just named her baby girl Paisley and I think it is a great name!" Dec. 30, 2010:
"I love how unique my name is. I love the swirling pattern I was named for. The only thing I hate is when someone asks if I was named after the country musician, even though I was born before his career even started and WELL before he became popular. But that happens rarely :)" Nov. 14, 2010:
"I like this name; unique. "Paisley Park" is the name of the musician Prince's recording studio. :)" Feb. 4, 2010:
"My name is Paisley and according to this chart I am the first although I'm not sure. I get compliments on it every day like "Your name is beautiful" its really awesome." Mar. 10, 2009:
"My daughter's name is Paisley & I absolutely love it! We get compliments on it everyday." Nov. 12, 2008:
4 Neutral Comments
"Hey y'alll I'm a paisley :) I honestly have a love hate relationship with my name because sometimes I wish I had a more popular name but I actually really like my name, I always get compliments on it!! It's really nice and unique <33" Feb. 22, 2021:
"I only turned 10 yesterday November 3 2020. But I love my name and it is very special and unique." Nov. 4, 2020:
"This is my name; Personally it feels a little too exotic and yet too indistinguishable simultaneously. While I'm the only person I know named Paisley, I've been called at least 22 names wrong, from "Lily" to "Casey" to "Daisy". Sometimes I worry it's a bit infantile, too." Jul. 21, 2018:
"Named my daughter Paisley after Princes' song "Paisley Park"." Mar. 10, 2018:
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