What does Lyndsay mean?
Lyndsay [lyn-d-say] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Lyndsay) has its roots in Old English and English, and the name Lyndsay means "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees". Lyndsay is a version of Lindsay (Old English): place name. Lyndsay is also a derivative of Lyndsey (English): transcription of Lindsey.
(female) Landsay, Lynsay, ..
(male) Lyndlar, Lyndzo, .. Middle name pairings:
Lyndsay Chelsey (L.C.), ..
How popular is Lyndsay?
Lyndsay is a very popular first name for women (#1856 out of 4276, Top 43%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Lyndsay entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #584 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Lyndsay are Lindsey (#610 from current records), Lindsay (#846), Lyndsie, Lynsey, Lyndsey, Linsey and Lindsy. These relations of Lyndsay were at the height of their popularity 35 years ago (usage of 1.14%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 0.04%, down 97%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Hyday, Laday, Landra, Lenda, Linda▼, Lindey, Lindka, Lindy, Lundy, Lyda▼, Lydah, Lydia▲, Lyna, Lynae, Lynah, Lynda▼, Lyndall, Lynde, Lyndee, Lyndel, Lyndell, Lyndi, Lyndy, Lynea, Lynessa, Lynley, Lynna, Lynnae, Lynnda, Lynnea, Lysa and Lyssa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lyndsay.See names in meaning and etymology.