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Meaning and name origin

Lindsay \l(i)-nd-say, lin-dsay\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Lindsay), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Lindsay is "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees". Surname. Film director Lindsay Anderson; New York mayor John Lindsay.


Variations

Lindsay has 12 variant forms: Lind, Lindesay, Lindsee, Lindsey, Lindsy, Lindy, Linsay, Linsey, Linzy, Lyndsay, Lyndsey and Lyndsie.

For more information, see also the related boy name Linn.


Popularity

Lindsay is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1211 out of 1220, Top 99%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#974 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lindsay for boys. Lindsay reached its highest rank of #773 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lindsay name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Lindsay and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lindsey and Lindsay. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lindsay, Lindsey in U.S.

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

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