✍  Updated on: March 5th, 2023

Lindsay name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old English and Anglo-Saxon
Usage: English, English and Scottish
Pronunciation: l(i)-nd-say
Meaning: From the Island of the Lime Tree, A Lake, Similar to a Place and Family Names and Lincolns Island
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What does Lindsay mean?

Meaning of Lindsay is From the Island of the Lime Tree, A Lake, Similar to a Place and Family Names or Lincolns Wetl is principally used in Scottish and English which originated from Anglo-Saxon and Old English is used for both boys and girls.

Does Lindsay work as a baby name?

Lindsay is a unisex given name of English origin, derived from the Scottish surname Lindsey. It has been used as a given name since the 19th century and had seen a boost in popularity during the 1960s and 1970s. Even today, Lindsay remains a popular baby name choice among parents looking for something unique yet meaningful. It can also be seen as an adorable short form of names like Linden or Linda. The name Lindsay has many positive connotations, such as good-natured and cheerful, making it an excellent choice for both boys and girls alike.

How do I pronounce Lindsay?

The most common way to pronounce two syllabled Lindsay is l(i)-nd-say. The other ways to say the name are lin-dsay or lindz-ee.

Variants of Lindsay

Lendsey, Lind, Linda, Lindzy, Linde, Lindy, Adalinda, Lindalou, Lindzi

Names that rhyme with Lindsay

How popular is the name Lindsay?

Lindsay is a very popular name in United States given to over 134671 babies in 215 years. At present the moniker is on a rise, in 1983, it ranked 36th when 8620 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 50 baby names 7 times In France, Lindsay was once a common name since emerging in 1977 it has been given to over 8632 babies. When at its peak in 2008,. However after 54 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but it is still going strong. Also, Lindsay is a common name in Belgium given to over 934 babies in 22 years. When at the peak of its usage in 1997, 118 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 92nd position. Also, Lindsay used to be a common name in New South Wales, first appeared in 1952 and over 635 babies have been given the name in 7 years. When at its peak in 1954,. After 7 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Lindsay is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 600 names. In 1996, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 506 on girl names chart when 52 babies were named Lindsay. Over 296 people have been named Lindsay in England and Wales. Also, during its short run of just 7 years in Queensland, it had made it to the top 100 names. In 1961, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 63 on boy names chart when 62 babies were given the name Lindsay. There are over 321 babies that have been given the name Lindsay in Queensland.

Lindsay is a unique baby name in Ireland, it had been in use since 1973 and was last seen in 2004, during its 24 years of usage, it was able to reach the top 200 names. In 1984, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 173 on girl names chart when 34 babies were named Lindsay. Over 317 people have been named Lindsay in Ireland. But Lindsay is a popular baby name in Canada where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in, England, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland and South Africa. According to our research, over 240000 babies have been named Lindsay globally.

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Lindsay in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Lindsay?

Deep inside, people envy you, and you know it. You lack traveling and exploring. You are ambitious and courageous. You don't depend on anyone's understanding and support. Don't live to work. Work to live. You like the natural flow of things. Focus on what's important to you rather than focusing on making other people content. Self-doubt won't help you realize your goals. Self-confidence and self-reliance will.

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  •  Phyllis - Noteworthy and Enduring Phylliss origin is English, German and Old Greek is used commonly in English and German and a gender insensitive name, meaning of Phyllis is "Leafy Foliage, Phyllon or Leaf"
  •  Noah - Celebrated and All time favorite Noah came from Arab, German and English languages bestowed upon both sexes, used mainly in Finnish, Greenlandic and Danish, meaning of Noah is "Comfort or Peaceful"
  •  Irving - Dominant and Ceaseless English and Celtic Irving means "Green River, Shrub or From the City" and is aimed at both sexes is dominantly used in Scottish and English
  •  Matilda - Customary and Perpetual Matilda is originated from Germanic and Old High German languages is a gender insensitive name, specifically used in Kannada and Faroese, Matilda means "Battle-mighty or Fight"
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Famous people named Lindsay

  • Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush, are former child actresses, best
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  • Lindsay Eddie, South-African amateur astronomer
  • Lindsay Shilling, is Principal Trombone at the Royal Opera House
  • Lindsay Clarke, British novelist
  • Lindsay Hyde, founder and President of Strong Women
  • Lindsay Falvey, Australian -born international R&D specialist and an author
  • Lindsay Perigo, former New Zealand television and radio broadcasting personality
  • Lindsay Robins, singer-songwriter
  • Lindsay Yeo, New Zealand broadcaster
  • Lindsay Simpson, Australian journalist
  • Lindsay Wood, English cricketer
  • Lindsay Bernard Hall, English-born Australian artist and art gallery director
  • Lindsay Chaney, senior news editor at 'Variety'
  • Lindsay Kennedy-Eversmeyer, first woman to play
  • Lindsay Pryor, Australian botanist noted for his work on 'Eucalyptus' taxonomy and his role
  • Lindsay Moran, former clandestine officer for the Central Intelligence Agency
  • Lindsay Crocker, former New Zealand cricketer
  • Lindsay Bowen, former American professional women's basketball player
  • Lindsay Alcock, Canadian skeleton racer
  • Lindsay Beckett,
  • Lindsay Urwin, Australian Anglican bishop
  • Lindsay Anderson, British feature film
  • Lindsay Davenport, American former professional tennis player
  • Lindsay String Quartet, British string quartet from 1965 to 2005
  • Lindsay Hoyle, British Labour Party politician
  • Lindsay Thompson, 40th Premier of Victoria
  • Lindsay Tanner, former Australian member of the House of Representatives representing the Division of Melbourne
  • Lindsay Owen-Jones, Chairman and CEO of the cosmetics and beauty company L'Oréal
  • Lindsay Whalen, head coach of the University of Minnesota's women's basketball team
  • Lindsay Taylor, American former professional basketball player
  • Lindsay Crouse, American actress
  • Lindsay Wagner, American film and television actress, model, author
  • Lindsay Tisch, New Zealand politician
  • Lindsay McDougall, Australian rock guitarist and radio presenter
  • Lindsay Pagano, American singer
  • Lindsay Felton, American actress
  • Lindsay Hassett, cricketer who played for Victoria and Australia
  • Lindsay Gaze, Australian basketball player and coach
  • Lindsay Fox, Australian businessman
  • Lindsay Cooper, English bassoon and oboe player
  • Lindsay Duncan, British actress
  • Lindsay Frost, American actress and fine artist
  • Lindsay Kline, Australian and Victorian cricketer
  • Lindsay Vallis, Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger
  • Lindsay Sloane, American actress
  • Lindsay Price, American television actress and singer
  • Lindsay Weir, New Zealand cricketer
  • Lindsay Crosby, American actor and singer
  • Lindsay Gilbee, former Australian rules footballer

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