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Name Lindsay

Origin:From a Old English word for wetlandTools:

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Gender:female
Languages of use:English, Scottish
Topics:Male and female
US 2012 rank:#707     ... 706:Mercedes, 707:Chaya, 708:Lindsay, 709:Hattie, 710:Lisa ...     Full US 2012 list
Similarly written:Lindsay, Lindsey, Lindsey, Findlay, Linda, Lyndsey     Details
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About Lindsay/Lindsay, the group of names with the same origin as Lindsay

Language of origin:Old English
Info about origin, female:use of a Scottish family name as given name
 the family name is related to Lindsey in Lincolnshire
 Lindsey means Lincoln's wetland
 there are however alternative interpretations of Lindsey, e.g. island in the river Lindum
 in Scottland used as a male name, everywhere else mostly as a female name only
Words:ey = the wetland  Old English
 ey = the island  Old Norse
Topics:Family name, Geographic name, Interesting
Variants' top ranks:44:Lindsey USA 1980-1989,  47:Lindsay USA 1980-1989,  94:Lyndsey England+Wales 1984,  96:Lynsey England+Wales 1984
Name variants:Lindsay, Lindsey, Lyndsey, Lynsey, Lindsay, Lindsey   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Lindsay

SeriesRankings
England+Wales decades1984 81
France2002 297
USA decades1990-1999 100,  1980-1989 47
USA yearly2012 707,  2011 653,  2010 595,  2009 526,  2008 380,  2007 314,  2006 263,  2005 240,  2004 241,  2003 260,  2002 257,  2001 212,  2000 183,  1999 172,  1998 161,  1997 149,  1996 134,  1995 125,  1994 107
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