Gender: Female Meaning of Lindsey: "Marshlands of Lincolnshire" Origin of Lindsey: English surname meaning "Marshlands of Lincolnshire" Lindsey's Popularity in 2018: #833

Lindsey Origin and Meaning

The name Lindsey is a girl's name of English origin meaning "Marshlands of Lincolnshire".

Lindsey is one of the few truly unisex names (rather than being a name that has changed genders). Over time the “ey” ending was usually reserved for women and the “ay” ending reserved for men, and that tradition has continued

In the UK, however, neither name is popular at all; just four girls were named Lindsey, and three were named Lindsay, in England and Wales as recently as 2014.

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Rank in US: #833

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Ella Says:


I also prefer it with an e.

cabosanmucus Says:


Come to think of it, I've been seeing it as "Lindsay" all my life but I actually prefer Lindsey with an e.

Nozomi Says:


I use to not like this name for some reason, but now I LOVE IT....Lol But I don't know why?

Jinxgirl Says:


Not for anyone born in the 80s. There were four Lindsays in my class in college, in one class

madison786 Says:


This is my sisters name, she was born in 1996 and she's in college. She got this name from when my mom read it from a newspaper, this spelling is better than Lindsay.

thythy Says:


IMO, very unique.