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Lindsey (boy)

What does Lindsey mean?

Lindsey Pronunciation of Lindsey [lind-sey] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Lindsey) is an Old English name, and the name Lindsey means "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees". Lindsey is an alternate form of Lindsay (Old English): surname.

Associated with: old english, trees.


Lindsey has 5 variants: Lindsee, Lindsy, Lyndsay, Lyndsey and Lyndsie.

6 more alternative forms via Lindsay: Lind, Lindesay, Lindy, Linsay, Linsey and Linzy.

1 feminine form: Lyndsey.

Creative forms:
(male) Lindis, Lisey, ..

(female) Lindice, Lindren, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lindsey Isiah (L.I.), ..

How popular is Lindsey?

Lindsey is a somewhat popular first name for males (#834 out of 1220, Top 68%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#492 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lindsey was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #578 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Linzy, Lindy and Lindsay are the prominent variation forms of Lindsey rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Lindsey was common in the 1900s (average #1356), but now, the version Lindsey has gone out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ainsley, Andrey, Brindley, Findley, Finley, Finndley (see Finlay), Finnley, Handley, Kingsley, Kinney, Kinsey, Kinsley, Laddey, Landen, Lander, Landry, Langley, Liander, Lindal, Lindall, Lindberg, Lindel, Lindell, Linden, Linder, Lindlea (see Lindley), Lindlee, Lindley, Lindly, Lindo, Lindon, Linlea, Linlee, Linley, Linly, Linnie, Linos, Linus, Lundy, Lynden, Lynley, Ohndrey, Ondrey, Randey, Riddley, Ridley, Sandey, Sidney, Tandey and Yantsey (see Yancy). These names tend to be less commonly used than Lindsey.

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