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Meaning and Name Origin

Lindsay \l(i)-nd-say, lin-dsay\ as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Lindsay) is pronounced LIN-zee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Lindsay is "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees". Place name. The surname of some of the major Scottish and English noble families. Actress Lindsay Wagner; singer Lindsay Lohan.


Variations

Lindsay has 21 variants: Lind, Lindsea, Lindsee, Lindseigh, Lindsey, Lindsy, Linsay, Linsey, Linsie, Linzee, Linzi, Linzy, Lyndsay, Lyndsey, Lyndsie, Lynnsey, Lynnzey, Lynsey, Lynzey, Lynzi and Lynzy.

Lindsay has 1 masculine form: Linn.


Popularity

Lindsay is a very popular first name for females (#302 out of 4276, Top 7%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#974 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Lindsay for girls. Lindsay entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #47 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is presently at #653. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lindsay name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lindsay outside U.S.

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Lindsay and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Lindsay (#653 a year ago) are Lindsey (#570 a year ago), Lynsey, Lyndsey, Linsey and Lyndsay. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1980-1989 and have become much less widespread since, with the versions Lindsey, Lindsay, Lyndsey, Linsey and Lyndsay becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lindsay, Lindsey, Linsey, Lyndsay, Lyndsey, Lynsey in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lindsay and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Lindka. This name tends to be less frequently used than Lindsay.

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