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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Linsey

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Lin"sey
Linsey-woolsey.

Etymology: See Linen

Wiktionary
  1. linen

Notable Persons Named Linsey

Linsey Godfrey is an actress. She has been prominent since 2005. Linsey was born on July 25th, 1988 in Stuart, Florida, USA.

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Linsey Alexander is a chicago blues and electric blues musician. He plays Guitar, vocals, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, and Gibson Guitar Corporation. He has had major accomplishments since 1960. Linsey was born Linsey Alexander on July 23rd, 1942 in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Linsey is also known as Hoochie Man.

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Linsey was born on February 14th, 1964 in Dunfermline. Linsey is also known as Lindsay McDonald.

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Linsey was born on February 16th, 1981 in Greenbrae, California.

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Linsey Clarke is an athlete for the Westfield L.F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Linsey

Meghan Linsey is a country music singer-songwriter. She has had major accomplishments since 2009. Meghan was born on December 10th, 1985 in Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

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Joseph was born on May 27th, 1899.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1904 5 0 5
1915 5 0 5
1917 5 0 5
1919 8 0 8
1920 10 0 10
1922 6 0 6
1925 6 0 6
1927 9 0 9
1928 7 0 7
1930 6 0 6
1931 6 0 6
1932 6 0 6
1935 6 0 6
1936 5 0 5
1939 6 0 6
1940 6 0 6
1941 5 0 5
1943 7 0 7
1948 11 5 6
1949 7 0 7
1951 11 5 6
1952 5 5 0
1953 11 0 11
1954 8 0 8
1955 11 0 11
1956 6 0 6
1958 5 5 0
1959 7 0 7
1961 7 0 7
1963 5 0 5
1965 6 0 6
1968 8 8 0
1969 7 0 7
1970 5 5 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 5 5 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 13 13 0
1975 28 28 0
1976 57 52 5
1977 74 74 0
1978 87 87 0
1979 145 145 0
1980 149 149 0
1981 182 182 0
1982 267 267 0
1983 242 233 9
1984 266 258 8
1985 296 296 0
1986 197 191 6
1987 214 214 0
1988 200 200 0
1989 169 169 0
1990 192 186 6
1991 167 167 0
1992 187 187 0
1993 154 154 0
1994 154 154 0
1995 120 120 0
1996 148 143 5
1997 95 95 0
1998 121 121 0
1999 117 117 0
2000 110 110 0
2001 118 118 0
2002 90 90 0
2003 93 93 0
2004 98 98 0
2005 86 86 0
2006 73 73 0
2007 65 65 0
2008 45 45 0
2009 37 37 0
2010 28 28 0
2011 26 26 0
2012 33 33 0
2013 22 22 0
2014 26 26 0
2015 20 20 0
2016 15 15 0
2017 16 16 0

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Popularity of Linsey as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Linsey U.S.
  White 54.79% 64.26%
  African American 38.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.47% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Linsey

People with the last name Linsey are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Linsey

  • How Popular is the name Linsey? Linsey is the 3,652nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Linsey was the 23,268th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Linsey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,295 babies born with the first name Linsey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Linsey to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Linsey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Linsey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Linsey is Wednesday, January 15th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Linsey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Linsey was in 1985 with a total of 296 babies.
  • Random Linsey Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Linsey is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Linsey: Your name in reverse order is Yesnil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iyenls. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Linsey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,095 people with the last name Linsey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Linsey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Linsey as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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