Lindley

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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lindley

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L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

N is for nifty, how neat!

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

L is for love, your love of life!

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons Named Lindley

Spike Jones was a musician. He holds the title Spike Jones and His City Slickers: Cocktails for Two. His most notable accomplishments were from 1937 to 1964. Spike was given the name Lindley Armstrong Jones on December 14th, 1911 in Long Beach, California, U.S. He breathed his last breath on May 1st, 1965.

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Lindley Murray was a grammarian and linguistics. Lindley was born on March 27th, 1745 in Harper Tavern, Pennsylvania. He died on February 16th, 1826.

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Lindley Miller Garrison was an office holder. Lindley was born on November 28th, 1864 in Camden, New Jersey, U.S. He passed away on October 19th, 1932.

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Jr. Spike Jones is a television producer and director. Jr. was given the name Lindley A Jones, Jr. on May 19th, 1949 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Lindley was born in 1945.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lindley

He was most prominent from 1946 to present. Slim was given the name Louis Burton Lindley, Jr. on June 29th, 1919 in Kingsburg, California, U.S. He breathed his last breath on December 8th, 1983.

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Audra Lindley was an actress and actor. Her career lasted from 1941 to 1997. Audra was given the name Audra Marie Lindley on September 24th, 1918 in Los Angeles. She breathed her last breath on October 16th, 1997.

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David Lindley is a rock, country, world music, and country music musician, songwriter, producer, music scorer, and sheet music. He plays Acoustic and electric guitar, upright and electric bass guitar, banjo, oud, mandolin, lap steel guitar, hardingfele, bouzouki, cittern, bağlama, cumbus, charango, cümbüş, ud, violin, weissenborn, zither, Acoustic guitar, Double bass, Hardanger fiddle, and Yay. He was most prominent from 1966 to present. David was born on March 21st, 1944 in San Marino, California, United States. David is also known as De Paris Letante and Mr. Dave.

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Jen Lindley is a student and dawson's creek.

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Ryan Lindley is a football player. Ryan was born on June 22nd, 1989 in San Diego.

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Fleetwood Lindley was a florist. Fleetwood was given the name Fleetwood Herndon Lindley on April 4th, 1887 in Illinois. He passed away on February 1st, 1963.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1895 6 0 6
1906 5 0 5
1912 11 0 11
1913 9 0 9
1914 9 0 9
1915 11 0 11
1916 13 0 13
1917 14 0 14
1918 13 0 13
1919 12 0 12
1920 17 0 17
1921 16 0 16
1922 12 0 12
1923 13 0 13
1924 6 0 6
1925 11 0 11
1926 13 0 13
1927 10 0 10
1928 10 0 10
1929 9 0 9
1930 8 0 8
1931 11 0 11
1932 14 0 14
1933 16 0 16
1934 6 0 6
1935 8 0 8
1936 8 0 8
1937 9 0 9
1938 13 0 13
1939 11 0 11
1940 9 0 9
1941 12 0 12
1942 9 0 9
1943 11 5 6
1944 10 0 10
1945 16 5 11
1946 17 5 12
1947 10 0 10
1948 13 0 13
1949 22 7 15
1950 17 5 12
1951 17 0 17
1952 14 0 14
1953 16 6 10
1954 8 0 8
1955 11 0 11
1956 9 0 9
1957 6 0 6
1958 6 0 6
1959 8 0 8
1960 11 6 5
1961 17 8 9
1962 12 5 7
1963 22 7 15
1964 8 0 8
1965 14 5 9
1968 9 0 9
1970 7 0 7
1974 5 0 5
1976 8 8 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 16 10 6
1979 14 9 5
1980 11 11 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 10 10 0
1983 18 13 5
1984 12 12 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 24 24 0
1988 91 91 0
1989 43 38 5
1990 18 18 0
1991 14 14 0
1992 15 15 0
1993 12 12 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 7 7 0
1996 6 6 0
1997 8 8 0
1998 11 11 0
1999 11 11 0
2000 13 13 0
2001 12 12 0
2002 9 9 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 17 17 0
2005 16 16 0
2006 16 16 0
2007 24 24 0
2008 18 18 0
2009 27 27 0
2010 26 26 0
2011 27 27 0
2012 30 30 0
2013 33 33 0
2014 37 37 0
2015 29 29 0
2016 30 30 0
2017 31 31 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Lindley

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Lindley as a first name

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Popularity of Lindley as a last name

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Common last names for Lindley

  • Murray
  • Smith
  • Thompson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lindley U.S.
  White 88.52% 64.26%
  African American 5.52% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lindley

People with the last name Lindley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lindley

  • How Popular is the name Lindley? Lindley is the 8,228th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lindley was the 3,482nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lindley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,474 babies born with the first name Lindley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lindley to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lindley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Lindley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lindley is Thursday, January 1st, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Lindley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lindley was in 1988 with a total of 91 babies.
  • Random Lindley Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lindley is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Lindley: Your name in reverse order is Yeldnil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ldeiynl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lindley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,260 people with the last name Lindley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lindley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Lindley as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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