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Meaning of Paisley

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The name Paisley has the following meaning:

Name of a town in Scotland. Brings to mind the Paisley pattern - a persian inspired pear-shaped design.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.


As a baby girl name, Paisley is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

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The name Paisley is pronounced as payz-lee


Paisley originates from the English language.

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The following names are baby names related to Paisley and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Paisley: Boys - Britton, Bud, Burleigh, Burley, Case, Coy, Dart, Ellsworth, Ernest, Ezell, Felton, General, Guss, Hoke, Irl, Irwin, Jefferson, Jerrell, Jett, Lawyer, Layton, Girls - Alvina, Arvilla, Delise, Fannie, Fanny, Fleta, Fonda, Heather, Jalyn, Janelle, Jaycee, Jazmyne, Leeann, Liana, Lorri, Marilyn, Maryellen, Melinda, Nautica, Queen, Serenity, Both genders - Aubrey, Broderick, Cassidy, Dorothy, Gay, Hunter, Infant, Larry, Lisa, London, Merritt, Shelby, Tracy, Tyler


Popular Variants for the name Paisley: Paislea, Paislee, Paisli, Paislie, Paisly, Paizlea, Paizley, Paslea, Paslee, Pasli, Paslie, Payslea, Paysley, Payzley, Pazley


We think the name Paisley should fall under the following style category: Verbs and Nouns.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Paisley to be: Young, energetic and possess good writing skills

In one word, you might describe Paisley as a(n) "energetic" person.

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The names of some famous persons by the name Paisley (or its variants) are:

Ian Richard Kyle Paisley, born on 6 April, a famous minister. Ian Richard Kyle Paisley's background: The First Minister of Northern Ireland. Paisley is a veteran politician and church leader in Northern Ireland. As the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), the largest single grouping in the 2007 elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly, he was elected First Minister on 8 May 2007. In addition to his leadership of the DUP, he is a founding member and immediate past Moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster. Paisley has been Member of Parliament for the constituency of North Antrim since 1970, and is a member of the Northern Ireland Assembly for the same constituency. In 2005, Paisley's political party became the largest Unionist party in Northern Ireland, displacing his long-term rivals, the Ulster Unionists (UUP), who had dominated Unionist politics in Northern Ireland since the partition of Ireland. Paisley is also an author, lecturer and speaker.

Robert Bob Paisley, born on 23 January, a famous footballer. Robert Bob Paisley's background: An English football player who became best known for being one of the most successful managers in English football history whilst managing his only team Liverpool Football Club in the 1970s and 1980s. His association with Liverpool FC was to span nearly half a century including his contribution to the club, firstly as a player, then as a physiotherapist and coach, and finally as manager. In nine years as manager between 1974 and 1983, he took Liverpool to six League Titles, three European Cups, one UEFA Cup and three League Cups, five Community Shields and a UEFA (European) Super Cup.

Brad Douglas Paisley, born on 28 October, a famous singer. Brad Douglas Paisley's background: A Grammy-winning American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist. Starting with the release of his 1999 album Who Needs Pictures, Brad has recorded five studio albums and a Christmas compilation on the Arista Nashville label, with all of his albums certified gold or higher by the RIAA. In addition, he has charted twenty singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, ten of which have reached Number One. His style crosses between traditional country and pop-rock, frequently lacing his songs with humor and pop culture references
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