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Lyndsey (boy)

What does Lyndsey mean?

Lyndsey Pronunciation of Lyndsey [lyn-d-sey] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Lyndsey) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Lyndsey is "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees". Lyndsey is an alternate form of Lindsay (Old English): surname.

Associated with: old english, trees.


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

4 more alternative forms via Lindsay: Lindesay, Lindy, Linsay and Linsey.

Creative forms:
(male) Lydsey, Lyndzo, ..

(female) Lyndley, Lynse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lyndsey Foster (L.F.), ..

How popular is Lyndsey?

Lyndsey is a rare given name for men. Lyndsey is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Lyndsey (outside Top 2000) are Lindy, Lindsey and Lindsay. Adoption of these relations of Lyndsey was at its highest 115 years ago (average #1162), but now, the version Lindsey has become somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Andrey, Aynsley, Cydney, Findley, Handley, Kinsey, Laddey, Landen, Lander, Landry, Langley, Lindel, Linden, Linder, Lindlea (see Lindley), Lindlee, Lindley, Lindly, Linley, Lundy, Lyndale, Lyndall, Lyndell, Lynden, Lyndon, Lynley, Ohndrey, Ondrey, Randey, Sandey, Sydney, Tandey and Yantsey (see Yancy). These names tend to be more frequently used than Lyndsey.

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