Meaning & History
From an English and Scottish surname that was originally derived from the name of the region Lindsey, which means "LINCOLN island" in Old English. As a given name it was typically masculine until the 1960s (in Britain) and 1970s (in America) when it became popular for girls, probably due to its similarity to Linda and because of American actress Lindsay Wagner (1949-) .
People think this name is
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Sources & References
- Evans, Cleveland Kent. The Great Big Book of Baby Names. Publications International, 2006, page 493.
Entry updated February 4, 2020