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162k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lindsey

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • #428 All Time
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134k Lindsay (English)
14k Lyndsey (English)

How popular is the name "Lindsey" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188011011
1881707
1882808
188312012
1884909
1885707
188616016
188710010
188813013
188916016
189012012
189112012
189211011
1893707
1894707
189511011
189613013
1897808
189811011
189913013
190019019
190112012
190213013
190318018
190410010
190514014
190618018
190715015
190814014
190912012
191023023
191132032
191239039
191342042
191456056
191557057
191661061
191769069
191852052
191962062
192057057
192158058
192272072
192370070
192460555
192552052
192655055
192756056
192860060
192956056
193073073
193144044
193273073
193354054
193453053
193559059
193651051
193767760
193856056
193960060
194053548
194184876
194272864
194374074
194465659
1945791168
19461112091
19471233390
19481212497
19491394792
195015851107
195117951128
195219866132
195320953156
195424071169
195519743154
195619966133
195723284148
195821265147
195919254138
196018241141
196121671145
196218345138
196318258124
19641434697
19651344292
19661274285
19671425488
19681315774
19691346965
19701487177
19711266957
19721367561
197317110170
197428223448
197540836147
197694587372
19771,4881,381107
19781,9031,81390
19792,8392,76079
19803,4763,38888#91 girl name
19814,9764,862114#58 girl name
19828,0967,958138#40 girl name
19838,8068,679127#35 girl name
19849,1229,008114#35 girl name
19858,5808,464116#37 girl name
19868,1648,056108#39 girl name
19877,5477,45295#41 girl name
19887,0856,99986#48 girl name
19897,1647,06797#48 girl name
19906,8526,78270#51 girl name
19916,5166,45858#52 girl name
19925,9435,89548#57 girl name
19935,8945,84252#56 girl name
19945,0274,98740#69 girl name
19954,4274,37750#82 girl name
19964,1414,11229#86 girl name
19973,6683,63731#95 girl name
19983,5003,46535#97 girl name
19993,4303,41614#96 girl name
20003,2283,21117
20013,0723,05022
20022,8342,81420
20032,5592,54118
20042,2832,25330
20052,1102,09416
20061,8961,88214
20071,5621,5539
20081,2341,2259
20091,0181,00612
20108077998
20116526466
201258657610
201351250210
20145395345

Want to know about the populiarty of Lindsey? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 162,301 babies born with the name Lindsey in the United States. That's more than enough Lindseies to occupy the territory of Guam (USA) with an estimated population of 159,358 (as of April 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lindsey" was in 1984 with a total of 9,008 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lindseies)

According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lindsey" ranks #34 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 30 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of 6,852 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 "Lindsey" mean? The list below shows the origins of Lindsey as well as things modernly associated with the name Lindsey such as celebrities named Lindsey.

English

Origin and Meaning of Lindsey

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

Lindsey Shaw

Lindsey Shaw is an actress, singer, and film producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Lindsey was born in 1989 as Lindsey Marie Shaw in Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.

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Lindsey Buckingham

Lindsey Buckingham is a musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer specializing in rock, pop, and new wave music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1968 to present. Lindsey was born in 1949 as Lindsey Adams Buckingham in Palo Alto, California, U.S.

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Lindsey Haun

Lindsey Haun is an actress and musician with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Lindsey was born in 1984 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Lindsey Hunter

Lindsey Hunter is a basketball biography. Lindsey was born in 1970 in Utica, Mississippi.

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Lindsey Hartley

Lindsey was born in 1982.

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Lindsey Weber

Lindsey was born in 1984.

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Alternative Meanings

L is for look, the way you look at life.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

N is for nice, need I say more?

D is for dandy, a description of you!

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yesdnil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iydlnse". 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 Lindsey born Jan 2, 1940

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1225. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

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.

Name poster for Lindsey

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