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UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.LING-kən
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Meaning & History

From a surname which was originally from the name of a city in England, called Lindum Colonia by the Romans, derived from Brythonic lindo "lake, pool" and Latin colonia "colony". This name is usually given in honour of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), president of the United States during the American Civil War.

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American presidential surnames, cities, The Loud House characters
Entry updated February 12, 2018   Contribute