LINCOLN
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: LING-kən   [key]
Meaning & History
From a surname which was originally from the name of a city in England, 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.
Popularity
United States  ranked #87 
England and Wales  ranked #204 
Canada (BC)  ranked #60 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #64 
New Zealand  ranked #59