Lindsey - Meaning of Lindsey
[ 2 syll. lin-(d)sey, li-nds-ey ] The baby boy name Lindsey is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is LIHNDZiy- †. Lindsey is largely used in the English and Scottish languages, and its origin is Old English. Lindsey is a variant spelling of the name Lindsay (English and Scottish).
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Lindsey is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1903, 0.014% of baby boys were given the name Lindsey. Its ranking then was #513. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is now of infrequent use. Within all boy names in its group, Lindsey was nonetheless the most regularly used in 2018. Though Lindsey is currently more often than not a girl name, there was a period before 1973 when more boys were given the name. From 1974 on, increasingly more girls than boys were named Lindsey. In 1987, girls named Lindsey outnumbered boys by 81 times.
Baby names that sound like Lindsey include Lindsay, Lyndsay, Lyndsey, Landa, Landice, Landis, Landise, Landiss, Lantos, Lantus, Lenci, Leontes, Leónidas, Lindse, Lindsee, Lindseigh, Lindsy, Loundas, Loundis, and Loundos.
† 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)"