Lind: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Lind

Lind

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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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Old English: Linden tree
German: Mountain of linden trees

Scandinavian, English, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived by a lime tree, Middle English lind. As a Jewish and Swedish name, it is often of ornamental origin.
South German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a gentle, tolerant man, from Middle High German lint, linde ‘gentle’, ‘mild’.
This is the final element in Rosalind, Sieglinde, etc. Related to English word 'lithe'.
North German and Danish: habitational name from any of various places named with Lind ‘lime tree’.

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