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Lindsey Genealogy and Lindsey Family History Information

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  • Allen Lindsey (1771 - 1861)
  • Annie Shaw (1900 - 1987)
  • Billihild (Bilelde) de Lindsey of Hemingby & Cocle (c.1060 - d.)
    [jweber.ged] The following is excerpted from a post to SGM, 8 Jul 1998, by Paul Reed: From: Reedpcgen ( ) Subject: FitzNeel and St. Sauveur Newsgroups: soc.genealogy.medieval Date...
  • Caleb Lindsey (1720 - 1784)
    Caleb Lindsey whose will was dated 14 Oct 1784, prob Feb 1785, Book B, pgs 21-23, Chatham Co. NC, and who had md Rose/Roseanna Martin. This Caleb Lindsey d Chatham Co. NC 1784-85 was son of William Lin...
  • Caleb Lindsey, II (c.1685 - 1745)


The meaning of the name Lindsey is From The Lake Settlement Island

The origin of the name Lindsey is English

Alternate spellings: Lynsey, Lyndsay, Linzi, Linnzi, Linsey

The meaning of Lindsey come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. A lot of these trade-based family names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by it's family members. Many modern names like Lindsey originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".