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What does Lindley mean?

Lindley Pronunciation of Lindley [lind-ley] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Lindley is "linden tree meadow".

Associated with: old english, tree, meadow.


Lindley has 4 variants: Lindlea, Lindlee, Lindleigh and Lindly.

Creative forms:
(male) Lindle, Lindlow, ..

(female) Lindlar, Lindne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lindley Darrius (L.D.), ..

How popular is Lindley?

Lindley is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#3265 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lindley entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #1721 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ainsley, Brindley, Findlay, Findley, Finley, Finndley (see Finlay), Finnley, Handley, Kinsley, Langley, Lindal, Lindall, Lindel, Lindell, Linden, Linder, Lindsay, Lindsee (see Lindsay), Lindsey, Lindsy, Lindy, Linlea, Linlee, Linley, Linly, Linsey, Lyndale, Lyndsey, Lynley, Riddley and Ridley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lindley.

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