Lindsey

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

English and Scottish name

Transferred use of the surname, originally an ancient district name

1) Combination of Lincoln and EY [1] [2]

2) Combination of Celtic *lindo- = 'pool' and EY [1]

Related Names

Lindsay
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
Lindsey
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

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Lindsey
Genitive: Lindseys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Lindsey
Genitive: Lindseyn
Partitive: Lindseytä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Lindsey
Genitive: Lindseys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Lindsey
Genitive: Lindseys

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[3]
44 67 42 62 2 5
Norway Norway[4]
29
n.a.
29
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
18
n.a.
17
n.a.
1
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
24
n.a.
24 0 0
Iceland Iceland[7]
4 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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 Lindsey.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 A. D. Mills: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names (2003)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/