Lindsey

Lindsey - A very unique female name



  Apr 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lindsey, meaning Marshlands of Lincolnshire, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1947 on position #2035. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lindsey and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lindsey? 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 Lindsey. The baby girl name Lindsey was given to 530 baby girls in 2012, ranking #527 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,667 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lindsey peaked in popularity 36 years ago in 1983 on position 35.



Famous with this name

Lindsey Haun
Lindsey Shaw
Lindsey McKeon


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Lindsey is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lindsey is currently topping the baby name charts in Alaska at position #177 - and is the least popular in New York at position #863.

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 Lindsey is where you live.


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Lindsey origin and meaning

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

Similar to Lindsey

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

Lindsay / 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
2012527
2011457
2010398
2009330
2008275
2007227
2006186
2005162
2004146
2003132
2002121
2001105
2000104
199995
199897
199794
199686
199582
199469
199356
199257
199152
199051
198948
198848
198741
198639
198537
198435
198335
198240
198158
198091
1979113
1978152
1977191
1976268
1975490
1974688
19731155
19721814
19711956
19701546
19691587
19681548
19672016
19661868
19651733
19642045
19631752
19621862
19611490
19591529
19581500
19571131
19561487
19551506
19541280
19531475
19521163
19511391
19501232
19491310
19481651
19472035

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alaska177
Maryland298
Georgia300
Kansas310
West Virginia325
Massachusetts365
Ohio371
Nebraska413
Illinois414
New Jersey418
Kentucky422
Arkansas423
Missouri428
Virginia437
Alabama446
Indiana463
Tennessee478
Minnesota506
Washington521
Wisconsin530
Pennsylvania546
Utah553
North Carolina555
Louisiana555
Texas557
Colorado611
Florida652
Oregon653
California662
Arizona676
Michigan707
New York863

Even more about Lindsey


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 Lindsey 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 Lindsey?

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 Lindsey
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,667
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1947
2012 births +530

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