Derived from an English surname, which was originally the name of a city in England called Lindum Colonia, meaning “lake colony.” But most people just see the name as being presidential AF.
Linc … which just begs for a pair of super-cool sunglasses, does it not?
Famous people named Lincoln:
Founder of NYC Ballet Lincoln Kirstein; journalist Lincoln Steffens; YouTuber Link Neal; politicians Lincoln Chafee and Lincoln Almond; novelist Lincoln Child.
Lincoln is almost exclusively used as a boy’s name, unless you’re Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, who named their daughter Lincoln in 2013.