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The name Lindsey is of English origin, and is a variation of Lindsay.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Lindsey has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Lindsey
Use of the Name Lindsey for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
142,083 142,083 134,666 32,821 13,821 4,761 2,229
The table below indicates the number of times the name Lindsey has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Lindsey
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880  59011
1881  7507
1882  7318
1883  54612
1884  6839
1885  8097
1886  46316
1887  61410
1888  57513
1889  45317
1890  58412
1891  54312
1892  66511
1893  8817
1894  9157
1895  65911
1896  61513
1897  8338
1898  68811
1899  56813
1900  57219
1901  62312
1902  63413
1903  51318
1904  79010
1905  65314
1906  55718
1907  68815
1908  72714
1909  87212
1910  62522
1911  52632
1912  68839
1913  71742
1914  69255
1915  80957
1916  78862
1917  75469
1918  91653
1919  83162
1920  91857
1921  93457
1922  78373
1923  79870
1924  95155
1925  96550
1926  88957
1927  93954
1928  85161
1929  89256
1930  74773
1931    
1932  73273
1933  84354
1934  86653
1935  81059
1936  85651
1937  80559
1938  82956
1939  78860
1940  92148
1941  70877
1942  82263
1943  74875
1944  82658
1945  74169
1946  68290
1947  72889
1948  68398
1949  72290
1950  674107
1951  626126
1952  616132
1953  575155
1954  563169
1955  590155
1956  657133
1957  633147
1958  630148
1959  656138
1960  659141
1961  653145
1962  657139
1963  699124
1964  76998
1965  77092
1966  80183
1967  78088
1968  84874
1969  96264
1970  92176
1971    
1972    
1973  96770
1974647236  
1975500359  
197626787298672
19771931,382822107
19781531,81291190
19791132,75699879
1980913,37996088
1981584,867822114
1982407,947754137
1983358,674771127
1984359,005819114
1985378,457834116
1986398,047875107
1987417,45496296
1988486,990  
1989487,071  
1990516,783  
1991526,457  
1992575,894  
1993565,838  
1994694,982  
1995814,380  
1996864,112  
1997943,635  
1998973,460  
1999963,413  
20001033,210  
20011053,046  
20021212,804  
20031312,532  
20041452,229  
Totals:  142,083 6,589

During the last 125 years, parents have used Lindsey as a girl's name about 95% of the time and less frequently (about 4% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Lindsey appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 31 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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