Name Lincoln Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Lincoln


Lincoln is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Lincoln?

The name Lincoln was originally a surname (from the name of the English city Lindum Colonia).

What does the name Lincoln mean?

Lincoln means “colony at the lake” (from Brythonic “lindo” = lake + Latin “colonia” = colony).

Pronunciation of Lincoln

Popularity of the name Lincoln

The name Lincoln is ranked #3993 overall.

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