Lindsey - Meaning of Lindsey
What does Lindsey mean?
[ 2 syll. lin-(d)sey, li-nds-ey ] The baby girl name Lindsey is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced LIHNDZiy- †. Lindsey's language of origin is Old English. It is predominantly used in English and Scottish. Lindsey is a spelling variant of the English and Scottish Lindsay.
A form of the name is the English spelling variant Lindzy.
See also the related category english.
Lindsey is an all-time favorite. Today it is still a somewhat popular baby girl name, but to a lesser degree than it was previously. The name increased in popularity from the 1970s up to the 1980s; prior to that, it was of only irregular use. At the height of its usage in 1984, 0.500% of baby girls were named Lindsey. It was #35 in rank then. The baby name has seen a steep drop in frequency since then. In 2018, it ranked at #833 with a usage of 0.018%, but it was nevertheless the most widely used within all girl names in its family. Although Lindsey is today more frequently used for baby girls, there was a period prior to 1973 when more boys were given the name. After 1974, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys. In 1987, 81 times more baby girls than boys were given the name Lindsey.
Baby names that sound like Lindsey include Lindsay, Lindzy, Lyndsay, Lyndsey, Lanata, Landa, Lantha, Lenci, Lenda, Lendsey, Lendsi, Lendsy, Linda, Lindka, Lindse, Lindsee, Lindseigh, Lindsie, Lindsy, and Llinda.
† Pronunciation for Lindsey: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
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