Lin Name Meaning & Origin

Lin

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Origin of the name Lindsay:

Taken from the old Scottish surname de Lindsay, meaning "from Lindsay," a part of the county of Lincolnshire in northeastern England. Lindsay is derived from Lincoln, a shortened form of Lindum Colonia, the first part of which is thought to be from the Welsh llyn (lake) and the second of which is from the Latin colonia (colony, settlement).

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Lin Li, Nature Girl of the X-Men

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