Lincoln

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

English name

Transferred use of the surname, originally a place name Lindum Colonia:

Combination of Celtic *lindo- = 'pool' and Latin colonia = 'Roman colony' (for retired legionaries) [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Lincoln
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Lindsey

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Lincoln
Genitive: Lincolns
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Lincoln
Genitive: Lincolnin
Partitive: Lincolnia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Lincoln
Genitive: Lincolns
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Lincoln
Genitive: Lincolns

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
116 179 0 3 116 176
Norway Norway[5]
15
n.a.
0
n.a.
15
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
13
n.a.
0
n.a.
13
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
18 0 0
n.a.
18
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Lincoln.


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. A. D. Mills: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/