Lin Name Meaning & Origin
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 is a nickname for Lindsay, Linda, and other names beginning with Lin-. It is also an unrelated Chinese name.
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Lin Manuel-Miranda; Broadway actor, also wrote Hamilton the Musical
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Lin Li, Nature Girl of the X-Men