Lindsay – Scary Mommy

Lindsay

Of several possible etymologies, all Anglo-Saxon, all having the common theme of "near water." Some say Lindsay means "linden tree by the water," while others say it's a place name for an island/marsh land in Lincolnshire, England. But no matter what the meaning, your little Lindsay will spend her life clarifying that it's "AY" at the end, not "EY."

Nicknames:

Lin, Linnie, Linds.

Famous people named Lindsay:

Actresses Lindsay Lohan, Lindsay Wagner, Lindsay Sloane, Lindsay Felton, and Lindsay Pearce; model Lindsay Ellingson; Olympic swimmer Lindsay Benko; pro tennis player Lindsay Davenport.

Fun fact:

Lindsay was once a name given mostly to boys, but is now almost exclusively given to girls.

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