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pinWhat does Lindsey mean?

Lindsey /lind-sey/ [2 sylls.] 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.


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

Lindsey has 13 more alternative forms via Lindsay: Lind, Linsay, Linsey, Linsie, Linzee, Linzi, Linzy, Lynnsey, Lynnzey, Lynsey, Lynzey, Lynzi and Lynzy.

Kreatif forms: Lindce, Linddes. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Lindsey for girls. Lindsey entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #44 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is currently at #570. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 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 usage of the girl name Lindsey and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Lindsey (#570 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Lindsay (#653 in 2014), Lynsey, Lyndsey, Linsey and Lyndsay. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.5615%) and has become much less since (usage 0.1295%, down 76.9%), with the versions Lindsey, Lindsay, Lyndsay, Lyndsey and Linsey falling out of fashion. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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A suggested similar baby name is Lindey. This name tends to be less commonly used than Lindsey.