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163k
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since 1880

Lindsey

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 11 0 11
1881 7 0 7
1882 8 0 8
1883 12 0 12
1884 9 0 9
1885 7 0 7
1886 16 0 16
1887 10 0 10
1888 13 0 13
1889 16 0 16
1890 12 0 12
1891 12 0 12
1892 11 0 11
1893 7 0 7
1894 7 0 7
1895 11 0 11
1896 13 0 13
1897 8 0 8
1898 11 0 11
1899 13 0 13
1900 19 0 19
1901 12 0 12
1902 13 0 13
1903 18 0 18
1904 10 0 10
1905 14 0 14
1906 18 0 18
1907 15 0 15
1908 14 0 14
1909 12 0 12
1910 23 0 23
1911 32 0 32
1912 39 0 39
1913 42 0 42
1914 56 0 56
1915 57 0 57
1916 61 0 61
1917 69 0 69
1918 52 0 52
1919 62 0 62
1920 57 0 57
1921 58 0 58
1922 72 0 72
1923 70 0 70
1924 60 5 55
1925 52 0 52
1926 55 0 55
1927 56 0 56
1928 60 0 60
1929 56 0 56
1930 73 0 73
1931 44 0 44
1932 73 0 73
1933 54 0 54
1934 53 0 53
1935 59 0 59
1936 51 0 51
1937 67 7 60
1938 56 0 56
1939 60 0 60
1940 53 5 48
1941 84 8 76
1942 72 8 64
1943 74 0 74
1944 65 6 59
1945 79 11 68
1946 111 20 91
1947 123 33 90
1948 121 24 97
1949 138 47 91
1950 157 51 106
1951 180 51 129
1952 199 66 133
1953 209 53 156
1954 240 71 169
1955 197 43 154
1956 199 66 133
1957 232 84 148
1958 212 65 147
1959 192 54 138
1960 182 41 141
1961 216 71 145
1962 183 45 138
1963 181 57 124
1964 143 46 97
1965 134 42 92
1966 127 42 85
1967 142 54 88
1968 131 57 74
1969 134 69 65
1970 148 71 77
1971 126 69 57
1972 136 75 61
1973 171 101 70
1974 282 234 48
1975 408 361 47
1976 945 873 72
1977 1,488 1,381 107
1978 1,903 1,813 90
1979 2,839 2,760 79
1980 3,475 3,387 88 #91 girl name
1981 4,977 4,863 114 #58 girl name
1982 8,096 7,958 138 #40 girl name
1983 8,806 8,679 127 #35 girl name
1984 9,122 9,008 114 #35 girl name
1985 8,580 8,464 116 #37 girl name
1986 8,165 8,057 108 #39 girl name
1987 7,547 7,452 95 #41 girl name
1988 7,084 6,998 86 #48 girl name
1989 7,166 7,069 97 #48 girl name
1990 6,851 6,781 70 #51 girl name
1991 6,516 6,458 58 #52 girl name
1992 5,942 5,894 48 #57 girl name
1993 5,895 5,843 52 #56 girl name
1994 5,027 4,987 40 #69 girl name
1995 4,427 4,377 50 #82 girl name
1996 4,141 4,112 29 #86 girl name
1997 3,668 3,637 31 #95 girl name
1998 3,500 3,465 35 #97 girl name
1999 3,430 3,416 14 #96 girl name
2000 3,228 3,211 17
2001 3,072 3,050 22
2002 2,835 2,815 20
2003 2,559 2,541 18
2004 2,283 2,253 30
2005 2,110 2,094 16
2006 1,897 1,883 14
2007 1,562 1,553 9
2008 1,234 1,225 9
2009 1,019 1,007 12
2010 808 800 8
2011 652 646 6
2012 587 577 10
2013 512 502 10
2014 539 534 5
2015 482 471 11

Want to know about the popularity of the Lindsey baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 162,788 babies born with the name Lindsey in the United States. That's more than enough Lindseys 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 Lindseys)

According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lindsey" ranks #25 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 42 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1988. Across the entire United States a total of 7,084 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.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Lindsey

Lindsey Graham
Lindsey Stone
Lindsey Morgan
Lindsey Stirling
Lindsey Stirling Tour
Lindsey Vecchione
Lindsey Vonn

Alternative Meanings

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yesdnil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dlsnyie". 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 Sep 5, 1945

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 Northern India approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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