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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

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Lindsey Family Origin

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Lindsey Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lindsey. A less common occupation for the Lindsey family was Coal Miner. The most common Lindsey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Lindsey's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Lindsey Historical Records

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Lindsey Life Expectancy

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Famous Lindsey Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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