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 #132 
England/Wales  ranked #263 
Canada (BC)  ranked #71 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #76 
New Zealand  ranked #70 
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