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Lincoln Meaning


What does Lincoln mean?

The name Lincoln is of English origin.

The meaning of Lincoln is "lake settlement".

Lincoln is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Lin-coln.

The Given Name Lincoln

Lincoln is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

A name fit for a child full of greatness and familiarity, a little pioneer.

A memorable name that will be loved by parents.

Lincoln falls into the name categories automobile, water.

Lincoln Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 40 in baby name popularity for boys with 7,368 occurrences. It ranked 1,373 in baby name popularity for girls with 163 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 41 in baby name popularity for boys with 8,179 occurrences. It ranked 1,065 in baby name popularity for girls with 239 occurrences.

Want to see how Lincoln sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Lincoln Name Popularity Page.

Lincoln Related Names

Famous Lincolns

    Lincoln Numerology

    What will your new littleLincoln be like?

    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

    Children named Lincoln are often prickly and handsome but most of all they are read more >>

    Lincoln Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Lincoln in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Lincoln.

    Just for fun, see the name Lincoln in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Lincoln in Nautical Flags page.