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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.

Associated with: old english, lake (river), roman, england, surname, famous.

Variations

Lincoln has 2 variants: Linc and Link.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Lancoln, Lencoln, ..

(female) Linlen, Linlin, ..

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)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lincoln name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lincoln outside U.S.

Displayed below is an analysis of the history of Lincoln and corresponding names. The only other popular variation form of Lincoln (#87 in 2014) is Link (#1647 in 2014). Adoption of these forms of Lincoln is at its peak presently (average #867). Lincoln is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lincoln, Link in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lincoln outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE LINCOLN

Suggested similar names are Landon, Lidon, Lindal, Lindall, Lindel, Lindell, Linden, Lindly, Lindo, Lindon, Linford, Linly, Linn, Lino, Linos, Linton, Lintonn (see Linton), Linwood, Lion, Liron, Litton, Littonn (see Litton), London, Lyndon, Lynton and Lyntonn (see Linton). These names tend to be less commonly used than Lincoln.


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