Lynsey

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lynsey mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lynsey

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     English
67%
     Scottish
33%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Portugal says the name Lynsey means "From the Linden Tree Island".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Lynsey

Lynsey Bartilson is an actress. She was most active from 1994 to 1994. Lynsey was given the name Lynsey Marie Bartilson on July 1st, 1983 in Edina, Minnesota.

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Lynsey de Paul was a musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1971 to 2014. Lynsey was given the name Lyndsey Monckton Rubin on June 11th, 1948. She left this life on October 1st, 2014.

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Lynsey Addario is a photojournalism and photojournalist. Lynsey was born on November 13th, 1973 in Norwalk, Connecticut.

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Lynsey was born on September 6th, 1979. Lynsey is also known as Horn and Lynsey (birth name).

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Lynsey was born on May 7th, 1959 in London.

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Lynsey was born on July 11th, 1990 in Dumfries.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 7 7 0
1969 6 6 0
1973 5 5 0
1974 6 6 0
1975 13 13 0
1976 55 55 0
1977 57 57 0
1978 105 105 0
1979 146 146 0
1980 108 108 0
1981 155 155 0
1982 254 254 0
1983 206 206 0
1984 223 223 0
1985 241 241 0
1986 216 216 0
1987 227 227 0
1988 246 246 0
1989 195 195 0
1990 186 186 0
1991 199 199 0
1992 167 167 0
1993 178 178 0
1994 147 147 0
1995 165 165 0
1996 133 133 0
1997 125 125 0
1998 146 146 0
1999 122 122 0
2000 121 121 0
2001 106 106 0
2002 99 99 0
2003 82 82 0
2004 89 89 0
2005 74 74 0
2006 56 56 0
2007 44 44 0
2008 30 30 0
2009 33 33 0
2010 20 20 0
2011 14 14 0
2012 14 14 0
2013 12 12 0
2014 26 26 0
2015 12 12 0
2016 11 11 0
2017 5 5 0
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International Interest for Lynsey

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Popularity of Lynsey as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Lynsey

  • How Popular is the name Lynsey? Lynsey is the 3,845th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lynsey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,887 babies born with the first name Lynsey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lynsey to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lynsey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Lynsey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lynsey is Thursday, December 25th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Lynsey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lynsey was in 1982 with a total of 254 babies.
  • Random Lynsey Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lynsey is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Lynsey: Your name in reverse order is Yesnyl. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lenysy. How do you pronounce that?

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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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