Lindsay Family History
Lindsay Surname History
The Lindsay family name is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Lindsay has migrated, it has evolved making its origin a challenge to uncover. This Lindsay origins and history page contains the accumulated history of the Lindsay family name made up of user-uploaded content from users like you. Lindsay family history has a rich and complex origin whose details have been accumulated over the years by Lindsay family members.
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The evolution of Lindsay begins with the origins of thelast name. Even in the earliest days of a name there are variations in that single name simply because last names were infrequently written down that long ago.
Lindsay families have migrated around different countries all throughout history. It was not unusual for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families emigrated between countries, the Lindsay name may have changed with them.
Lindsay country of origin
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The nationality of Lindsay may be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Lindsay may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Lindsay
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The meaning of Lindsay come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Lindsay originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
- Richard Lindsay 1929 - ?
- Alexander Lindsay, 3rd Earl of Crawford 1393 - 1446
- Corp. T Lindsay
- Lady Sophia Seton Lindsay 1590 - 1640
- *David, 9th Earl of Of Lindsay, of Crawford 1513 - 1558
- Simon De Lindsay Lindsay 1117 - ?
- Earl "Bud" E Lindsay 1921 - ?
- David Lindsay 5th Earl Of 1st Duke of Montrose Crawford, Montrose 1441 - 1495
- Robert Lindsay 1924 - ?
- ???? De Lindsay
- Catherine Erb Loring Lindsay 1856 - ?
- Elizabeth Lindsay 1893 - ?
- Lady Mariota Dunbar Lindsay 1400 - 1476
- John Lindsay Of Balcarres Ld Lindsay Menmuir 1553 - 1590
- Charles Lindsay2nd Earl Of Balcarres 1651 - 1662
- Unknown Lindsay Macgregor
- John Lindsay 6th Earl Of Crawford Lindsay Crawford, Crawford 1495 - 1513
- Katherine Lindsay Of Campbell Cawdor, of Cawdor 1520 - 1578
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Famous people named Lindsay
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Lindsay
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Lindsay. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Lindsay family
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Lindsay spelling variations
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Surnames like Lindsay vary in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Lindsay were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Lindsay. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Lindsay surname are important to understanding the history of the name.