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Linsay (girl)

What does Linsay mean?

Linsay Pronunciation of Linsay [lin-say] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Linsay) is an Old English name, and the meaning of Linsay is "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees". Linsay is a version of Lindsay (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, trees.


Linsay has 11 variants: Linsey, Linsie, Linzee, Linzi, Linzy, Lynnsey, Lynnzey, Lynsey, Lynzey, Lynzi and Lynzy.

7 more alternative forms via Lindsay: Lind, Lindsea, Lindsee, Lindsey, Lindsy, Lyndsay and Lyndsey.

Creative forms:
(female) Lilsay, Lisay, ..

(male) Linis, Linzo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Linsay Darlene (L.D.), ..

How popular is Linsay?

Linsay is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#103706 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Linsay (not ranked) are Lindsay (#846 a year ago), Lindsey (#610), Lindsy, Linsey, Lyndsay, Lyndsey and Lynsey. Other forms, like Lynzey, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Linsay was well-received in the 1980s (usage of 1.1%) and has become much reduced since. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Denay, Dinay, Dorsay, Jenay, Jennay, Kinsey, Laday, Lana, Lanae, Lanna, Lassey, Leasa, Leina, Leisa, Lena, Lenae, Lenah, Lenya, Lesly, Lesy, Lianna, Lichah, Licia, Lida, Lies, Liesa, Liesel, Liesl, Ligia, Lilac, Lilas, Lilias, Lilley, Lilly, Lina, Linah, Linda, Linden, Lindey, Lindie, Lindka, Lindon, Lindy, Linea, Linna, Linnae, Linnea, Linnie, Liora, Lira, Lisa, Lisel, Liset, Lisha, Lisia, Lissa, Lissi, Lissy, Lita, Litsea, Livia, Livvy, Liya, Lizzy, Lonna, Luisa, Lundy, Lynae, Lynda, Lynea, Lynnae, Lysa, Ramsay, Ranay and Ronay. These names tend to be more frequently used than Linsay.

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