Lindsay

Lindsay - A very unique female name



  Apr 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lindsay, meaning marshlands of Lincolnshire, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1946 on position #1944. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lindsay and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lindsay? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Lindsay. The baby girl name Lindsay was given to 333 baby girls in 2012, ranking #731 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,244 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lindsay peaked in popularity 36 years ago in 1983 on position 36.



Famous with this name

Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Wagner
Lindsay Crouse


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Lindsay is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lindsay is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #312 - and is the least popular in Tennessee at position #1,178.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Lindsay is where you live.


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Lindsay origin and meaning

Lindsay is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means marshlands of Lincolnshire. To see famous people named Lindsay, pop culture references for the name Lindsay and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lindsay

We've found the following names that sound similar to Lindsay, sorted by popularity.

Lindsey / Lyndsey / Lyndsay / Lindsy / Lyndsie / Lyndsi / Lindsie / Lindsi / Lyndsy / Lindsee /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012731
2011653
2010596
2009529
2008384
2007314
2006261
2005239
2004241
2003260
2002256
2001212
2000179
1999170
1998161
1997149
1996131
1995125
1994107
199388
199281
199177
199069
198963
198857
198749
198646
198540
198436
198336
198239
198147
198071
197988
197895
1977110
1976133
1975395
1974709
19731028
19721773
19711636
19701380
19691586
19681580
19671972
19661639
19651787
19641655
19631260
19621443
19611658
19601568
19591376
19581287
19571112
19561077
19551057
19541237
19531019
1952814
1951872
1950827
1949987
19481039
19471097
19461944

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah312
New Jersey351
Virginia384
Massachusetts387
Connecticut492
North Carolina554
Colorado610
Texas624
Illinois653
Maryland674
California712
Florida719
New York752
Arizona752
Pennsylvania756
Indiana762
Missouri778
Georgia855
Ohio893
Tennessee1178

Even more about Lindsay


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Lindsay a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Lindsay?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1983
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lindsay
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,244
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1946
2012 births +333

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