Other Origin(s):Scottish
Meaning:Son of the physician; Son of the fair-haired warrior
Kinley is a girl’s name of Irish and Scottish origin. It’s a variant of the popular name McKinley, which is also a surname. In Irish, McKinley is said to derive from the phrase mac an léigh, meaning “son of the physician.” In Scottish, it’s an anglicized form of the surname MacFionnlaigh, meaning “son of the fair-haired warrior.” Whichever meaning you prefer, choosing this name for your little one could be a great way to honor your Irish or Scottish roots.
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