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Lindsey (girl)

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What does Lindsey mean?

Lindsey [lind-sey] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Lindsey) is of Old English derivation, and the name Lindsey means "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees". Lindsey is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -ey, of Lindsay (Old English): place name. See also Lyndsey.

Associated with: old english, trees.


Lindsey has 7 variants: Lindsea, Lindsee, Lindseigh, Lindsy, Lyndsay, Lyndsey and Lyndsie.

Lindsey has 10 more alternative forms via Lindsay: Lind, Linsay, Linsey, Linsie, Linzee, Linzy, Lynnsey, Lynnzey, Lynsey and Lynzey.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Lindice, Ludsey, ..

(male) Lindis, Lindle, ..

How popular is Lindsey?

Lindsey is a very prominent first name for females (#301 out of 4276, Top 7%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#492 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Lindsey for girls. Lindsey entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #42 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is currently at #570. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lindsey name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the history of the girl name Lindsey and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Lindsey (#570 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000 are Lindsay (#653 in recent rankings), Lyndsie, Lynsey, Lyndsey, Linsey, Lindsy and Lyndsay. Adoption of these relations of Lindsey reached its apex 34 years ago (average #748) and has become much diminished since (#1652, down 95.9%), with versions like Lyndsay falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lindsey, Lindsay, Lindsy, Linsey, Lyndsay in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lyndsey, Lyndsie, Lynsey in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Ainsley, Birdey, Cidney, Cissey, Diedrey, Gipsey, Kinnsey, Kinsey, Ladey, Laidey, Lainey, Laisey, Laney, Langley, Lassey, Libbey, Lidie, Liese, Liesel, Lilley, Linda, Lindalee (see Linda), Lindee, Linden, Lindenn (see Linden), Lindey, Lindi, Lindie, Lindira (see Linda), Lindka, Lindon, Lindy, Lindynn, Linea, Linet, Linnae, Linnaea, Linnea, Linnet, Linnie, Lise, Lisel, Liset, Lissy, Litsea, Lundie, Lundy, Lynde, Lyndee, Lyndel, Lyndy, Lynley, Nainsey, Nansey, Pansey, Sidney, Sissey, Tansey and Wendey (see Wendy). These names tend to be less commonly used than Lindsey.