What does Lincoln mean?
Lincoln /lin-coln/ as a boys' name is pronounced LINK-en. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Lincoln is "lake colony".
The name of an early Roman settlement in England. Surname made famous by American President Abraham Lincoln. Football player Lincoln Kennedy.
How popular is Lincoln?
Lincoln is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#781 out of 1220, Top 64%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#2068 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name history of Lincoln for boys. Lincoln reached its peak position of #87 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Thinking of names?
Suggested similar baby names are Landon▲, Lidon, Lindal, Lindall, Lindel, Lindell, Linden, Lindly, Lindo, Lindon, Linford, Linly, Linn, Lino, Linos, Linton, Lintonn, Linwood▼, Lion, Liron, Litton, Littonn, London▲, Lyndon▼, Lynton and Lyntonn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lincoln.