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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 has 7 variant forms: Lindsea, Lindsee, Lindseigh, Lindsy, Lyndsay, Lyndsey, Lyndsie.


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).

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

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

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).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Lindey and Linsey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lindsey.