What does the baby name Lindley mean? Learn about what Lindley means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Lindley - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Lindley
L-I-N-D-L-E-Y, is a 7-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Lindley
Meaning of Lindley
From the linden tree meadow, from the lime wood, from near a lime forest.
Origin of Lindley
The name 'Lindley' has English origins. It is derived from a surname that originated from various places in England, such as Lindley in West Yorkshire and Lindley in Leicestershire.
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Popularity of Lindley
The name 'Lindley' has not been consistently popular over the years. It has remained relatively uncommon and has not achieved widespread popularity.
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Etymology of Lindley

The etymology of the name 'Lindley' can be traced back to Old English. The first element, 'lind', is derived from the Old English word 'lind', which means 'lime tree'. The second element, 'ley', is derived from the Old English word 'leah', which means 'clearing' or 'meadow'. Therefore, the name 'Lindley' can be interpreted to mean 'lime tree clearing' or 'meadow of lime trees'.

Cultural Significance of Lindley

The name 'Lindley' does not hold significant cultural or historical significance. It is primarily a surname turned given name, without any specific cultural connotations or associations.