Meaning and name origin
Lynsey \l(y)-nsey, lyn-sey\ as a girl's name is of Old English and English origin, and the meaning of Lynsey is "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees". Lynsey is a variant of Lindsay (Old English): place name. Also a variant of Lyndsey (English): variant of Lindsey.
Lynsey is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2901 out of 4276, Top 68%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lynsey for girls. Lynsey reached its highest rank of #814 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lynsey and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lindsay (#653), Lynsey, Linsey and Lyndsey. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Lynley. This name tends to be less commonly used than Lynsey.