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Lindsay 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.

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 name Linn.

Baby names that sound like Lindsay are Landiss and Landis.

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Popularity of Lindsay

Lindsay is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1211 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#974 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Lindsay
Popularity of Lindsay