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Lincoln meaning and name origin

Lincoln \l(i)-nco-ln, lin-coln\ as a boy's 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.

Lincoln has 2 variant forms: Linc and Link.

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Popularity of Lincoln

Lincoln is a somewhat popular first name for males (#781 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#2129 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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