Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈlɪŋ.kən/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Derived from Brythonic lindo "lake, pool" and Latin colonia "colony". This is a city in eastern England, called Lindum Colonia by the Romans.

Related Names

Given Name DescendantsLincoln, Lindsay, Lindsey, Linsey, Lyndsay, Lyndsey, Lynsey, Lindsie, Linsay, Linzi, Lyndsea, Lynsay(English)
Surname DescendantsLincoln, Lindsay, Lindsey(English)


Entry updated February 12, 2018