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Lindsay (boy)

What does Lindsay mean?

Lindsay Pronunciation of Lindsay as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, trees, surname


VARIANTS Lind, Lindesay, Lindsee, Lindsey, Lindsy, Lindy, Linsay, Linsey, Linzy, Lyndsay, Lyndsey, Lyndsie




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How popular is Lindsay?

Lindsay is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1211 out of 1220, Top 99%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#1008 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Lindsay reached its apex rank of #713 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Lindsay listed in the Top 2000 are Lindsey, Lindy, Linn and Linzy. These relations of Lindsay were at the height of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (AVERAGE #1368), but now, the version Lindsey has gone out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aundray, Diandray, Diondray, Findlay, Finlay, Finndlay, Gildray (see Gilroy), Landan, Landry, Lindal, Lindall, Lindel, Lindell, Lindeman, Linden, Linder, Lindlea (see Lindley), Lindlee, Lindley, Lindly, Lindo, Lindon, Linlea, Linley, Linly, Linos, Linus, Lundy, Ohndray (see Ondre), Ondray (see Ondre) and Onndray (see Ondre). These names tend to be less frequently used than Lindsay.

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