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What does Lind mean?

Lind Pronunciation of Lind [lind] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Lind) is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Lind is "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees". Lind is a version of Lindsay (Old English): surname.

Associated with: old english, trees.


7 alternative forms via Lindsay: Lindsee, Lindsey, Lindsy, Lindy, Linsay, Linsey and Linzy.

Creative forms:
(male) Lond, Lund, ..

(female) Line, Lite, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lind Maxim (L.M.), ..

How popular is Lind?

Lind is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2316 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Lind (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Linzy, Lindy, Lindsey and Lindsay. Other forms, like Linsay, are uncommon. These relations of Lind were popular as birth names 115 years ago (average #1356), but now, the version Lindsey has become somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lindsay, Lindsey, Lindy, Linzy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lind and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lind is alike in pronunciation to Land. Other recommended names are Arnd, Bond, Lad, Ladd, Laine, Laird, Lando, Lane, Lang, Laud, Len, Lenn, Liam, Lief, Lige, Lin, Linc, Lindal, Lindel, Linden, Linder, Lindly, Lindo, Lindon, Link, Linly, Linn, Lino, Linos, Linus, Lion, Lioni, Lon, Long, Lonn, Lord, Loyd, Lundy, Lunn, Lyn, Lynn and Rand. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lind.

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