Meaning and name origin
Lindsey \l(i)-nd-sey, lin-dsey\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Lindsey), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Lindsey is "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees". Lindsey is a variant of Lindsay (Old English): place name. See also Lyndsey.
Lindsey is a very popular first name for females (#301 out of 4276, Top 7%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#411 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lindsey for girls. Lindsey reached its highest rank of #44 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lindsey and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lindsey (#570), Lindsay (#653), Lyndsey and Lyndsay. (2014 statistics).