Lindsey Family History
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Lindsey Name Meaning
Variant spelling of Scottish Lindsay. Irish: reduced and Anglicized form of various Gaelic surnames, as for example Ó Loingsigh (see Lynch 1), Mac Giolla Fhionntóg (see McClintock), and Ó Fhloinn (see Flynn). English: habitational name from Lindsey in Suffolk, named in Old English as ‘island (Old English eg) of Lelli’, a personal name representing a byform of an unattested name Lealla.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lindsay, Lindley, Linsey, Linden, Kinsey, Windley, Linde, Linzey