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Linsey (boy)

What does Linsey mean?

Linsey Pronunciation of Linsey [lin-sey] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Linsey) is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Linsey is "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees". Linsey is an alternate spelling of Lindsay (Old English): surname.

Associated with: old english, trees.


Linsey has 2 variants: Linsay and Linzy.

8 more related forms via Lindsay: Lind, Lindesay, Lindsee, Lindsey, Lindsy, Lindy, Lyndsay and Lyndsey.

Creative forms:
(male) Linnsey, ..

(female) Linice, Linsa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Linsey Eleazar (L.E.), ..

How popular is Linsey?

Linsey is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#21651 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Lindsay, Lindsey, Lindy and Linzy are the popular related forms of Linsey (not ranked). Other forms, like Lyndsey, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Linsey reached its peak a century ago (average #1356), but now, the version Lindsey has become less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ainsley, Ainsly, Annsley, Ansley, Benjey, Birley, Brinley, Canbey (see Canby), Coney, Darsey, Dorsey, Dunley, Finley, Finnley, Halsey, Hanley, Jamsey, Jessey, Jimmey, Kelsey, Kiley, Kinney, Kinsey, Kinsley, Kinsly, Laddey, Laine, Lance, Landen, Lander, Landry, Lange, Langly, Larsen, Lenny, Levey, Lief, Lin, Linc, Lindal, Lindel, Linden, Linder, Lindlea (see Lindley), Lindley, Lindly, Link, Linlea, Linlee, Linley, Linly, Linn, Lino, Linos, Linton, Linus, Lionel, Lionnel, Lonne, Lonny, Lundy, Lynley, Manley, Massey, Mersey, Mickey, Mikey, Penley, Pitney, Rickey, Risley, Sivney, Sunney, Tanney and Yancey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Linsey.

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