No. Of Syllables:2
No. Of Letters:7
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Lindsay is "lindum isle, lincoln's marsh".
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Lindsay is derived from the Old English lindesig meaning "lindum isle or lincoln's marsh" from the elements lindes meaning "lindum" and "ig" meaning "island". Lindum Colonia (Lindum) was a town in the Roman province of Britannia which is known today as Lincoln in Lincolnshire, England.
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