Paisley Family History
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Paisley Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from a place in Renfrewshire, now a suburb of Glasgow. It is first recorded in 1157 as Passeleth, then in 1158 as Paisleth and in 1163 as Passelet, Passelay; it may be derived from Late Latin basilica ‘church’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pasley, Daisley, Bailey, Paley, Parsley, Ansley, Lapsley, Haisley