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Lindsay

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163k Lindsey (English)
14k Lyndsey (English)

How popular is the baby name Lindsay in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 7 0 7
1881 8 0 8
1882 9 0 9
1884 9 0 9
1885 6 0 6
1886 5 0 5
1888 8 0 8
1889 10 0 10
1890 13 0 13
1891 6 0 6
1892 5 0 5
1893 21 0 21
1894 5 0 5
1895 11 0 11
1897 7 0 7
1898 5 0 5
1899 10 0 10
1900 15 0 15
1901 5 0 5
1902 9 0 9
1903 10 0 10
1904 13 0 13
1905 9 0 9
1907 9 0 9
1908 8 0 8
1909 11 0 11
1910 12 0 12
1911 9 0 9
1912 17 0 17
1913 27 0 27
1914 38 0 38
1915 40 0 40
1916 48 6 42
1917 45 0 45
1918 38 0 38
1919 36 0 36
1920 58 0 58
1921 46 5 41
1922 38 0 38
1923 45 0 45
1924 52 0 52
1925 50 0 50
1926 43 7 36
1927 40 0 40
1928 60 7 53
1929 44 0 44
1930 40 0 40
1931 36 0 36
1932 41 0 41
1933 33 0 33
1934 42 0 42
1935 35 0 35
1936 59 15 44
1937 50 8 42
1938 52 6 46
1939 43 5 38
1940 49 10 39
1941 46 9 37
1942 50 12 38
1943 66 15 51
1944 59 22 37
1945 68 18 50
1946 87 31 56
1947 120 59 61
1948 133 68 65
1949 147 83 64
1950 214 116 98
1951 218 112 106
1952 224 126 98
1953 223 94 129
1954 173 77 96
1955 212 92 120
1956 179 83 96
1957 194 98 96
1958 169 80 89
1959 186 70 116
1960 206 54 152
1961 183 58 125
1962 178 61 117
1963 161 69 92
1964 120 53 67
1965 124 50 74
1966 118 62 56
1967 88 47 41
1968 117 70 47
1969 108 61 47
1970 124 83 41
1971 115 77 38
1972 97 62 35
1973 137 115 22
1974 249 213 36
1975 538 516 22
1976 2,121 2,071 50
1977 2,698 2,635 63
1978 3,169 3,122 47 #95 girl name
1979 3,520 3,466 54 #88 girl name
1980 4,406 4,354 52 #71 girl name
1981 5,903 5,845 58 #47 girl name
1982 8,338 8,254 84 #39 girl name
1983 8,712 8,620 92 #36 girl name
1984 8,580 8,507 73 #36 girl name
1985 7,958 7,872 86 #40 girl name
1986 7,010 6,949 61 #46 girl name
1987 6,589 6,532 57 #49 girl name
1988 6,072 6,025 47 #57 girl name
1989 5,574 5,525 49 #63 girl name
1990 5,077 5,037 40 #69 girl name
1991 4,516 4,485 31 #77 girl name
1992 4,285 4,258 27 #81 girl name
1993 3,686 3,664 22 #88 girl name
1994 3,115 3,100 15
1995 2,584 2,562 22
1996 2,418 2,397 21
1997 2,094 2,086 8
1998 1,947 1,938 9
1999 1,865 1,848 17
2000 1,811 1,799 12
2001 1,511 1,502 9
2002 1,241 1,241 0
2003 1,235 1,229 6
2004 1,363 1,354 9
2005 1,410 1,398 12
2006 1,256 1,248 8
2007 1,076 1,066 10
2008 847 847 0
2009 580 575 5
2010 491 491 0
2011 439 433 6
2012 396 396 0
2013 410 410 0
2014 441 433 8
2015 337 328 9

Want to know about the popularity of the Lindsay baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 134,012 babies born with the name Lindsay in the United States. That's more than enough Lindsays to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lindsay" was in 1983 with a total of 8,620 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lindsays)

According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lindsay" ranks #89 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 33 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of 4,406 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Lindsay" mean? The list below shows the origins of Lindsay as well as things modernly associated with the name Lindsay such as celebrities named Lindsay.

Origin and Meaning of Lindsay

The name "Lindsay" is of English origin, and it means "From the lake settlement island". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan is an actress, model, and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Lindsay was born in 1986 as Lindsay Dee Lohan in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Lindsay Price

Lindsay Price is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1984 to present. Lindsay was born in 1976 as Lindsay Jaylyn Price in Arcadia, California, U.S.

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Lindsay Wagner

Lindsay Wagner is an actressmodelauthorsingeradjunct professor with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1971 to present. Lindsay was born in 1949 as Lindsay Jean Wagner in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Lindsay Sloane

Lindsay Sloane is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Lindsay was born in 1977 as Lindsay Sloane Leikin in Long Island, New York, U.S.

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Lindsay Hartley

Lindsay Hartley is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Lindsay was born in 1978 as Lindsay Nicole Korman in Palm Springs, California, U.S.

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Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay Duncan is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1975 to present. Lindsay was born in 1950 as Lindsay Vere Duncan in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Lindsay

Lindsay Cadillac
Lindsay Czarniak
Lindsay Lexus
Lindsay Vw
Lindsay Ford

Alternative Meanings

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

S is for select, as few are chosen.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yasdnil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Adylisn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Lindsay born May 4, 1937

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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