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What does Lynsey mean?

Lynsey Pronunciation of Lynsey as a girls' name is of Old English and English derivation, and the meaning of Lynsey is "Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees". Lynsey is a variant form of Lindsay (Old English): place name. Lynsey is also a form of Lyndsey (English): variant spelling of Lindsey.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, trees


VARIANTS Lynzy, Lynzie, Lynzi, Lynzey, Lynzee, Lynnzey, Lynnsey, Linzy, Linzi, Linzee, Linsie, Linsey, Linsay

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA LINDSAY, LYNDSEY Lindsea, Lindsee, Lindsey, Lindsy, Lyndsay, Lyndsie



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How popular is Lynsey?

Lynsey is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2901 out of 4276, Top 68%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Lynsey was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #810 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Lindsay (#1300 VIA LATEST LIST), Lindsey (#833), Lindsy, Linsey, Lyndsay, Lyndsey and Lyndsie are the prominent related forms of Lynsey. Adoption of these forms of Lynsey was at its most widespread during the years 1980-1989 (MEDIAN #748) and has become significantly diminished since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lynsey, Lindsay, Lindsey, Lindsy, Linsey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lyndsay, Lyndsey, Lyndsie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Ansley, Aynsley, Caisey, Cassey, Caysey, Dorsey, Fanney, Gipsey, Hepsey, Jenney, Jessey, Kaysey, Kinnsey, Kinsey, Lacey, Laisey, Lanae, Laney, Lanie, Lanny, Lassey, Layne, Layney, Leisel, Lesley, Lesy, Liese, Linden, Lindey, Linet, Linnea, Lisel, Liset, Litsea, Loise, Lonee, Lorey, Lovey, Luise, Lydie, Lynae, Lynah, Lynde, Lyndee, Lyndel, Lyndi, Lyndy, Lynea, Lynessa, Lynlee, Lynley, Lynnda, Lynne, Lynnea, Lynnet, Lysa, Lyse, Lyssa, Lyzbet, Nainsey, Nanney, Nansey, Nelsey, Pansey, Ramsey, Sissey, Stasey, Taney, Tansey, Tanzey, Tessey, Toney, Trasey, Wendey (see Wendy) and Yancey. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lynsey.

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