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pinWhat does Lindsay mean?

Lindsay /lind-say/ [2 sylls.] 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.


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.

Kreatif forms: Lindsa, Lindsie. [more]

pinHow popular is Lindsay?

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 (#1008 out of 150436, 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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Popular varying forms of Lindsay (#653 a year ago) appearing in the Top 1000 are Lindsey (#570 a year ago), Lynsey, Lyndsey, Linsey and Lyndsay. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.5615%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.1295%, down 76.9%), with the versions Lindsey, Lindsay, Lyndsay, Lyndsey and Linsey becoming somewhat outmoded. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Lindsay and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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.

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