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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.PAYZ-lee
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Meaning & History

From a Scottish surname, originally from the name of a town, which may ultimately be derived from Latin basilica "church". This is also a word (derived from the name of that same town) for a type of pattern commonly found on fabrics.
VariantPaislee

Categories

place names, surnames, towns, trendy, uncertain etymology
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute