Lincoln
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
LING-kən
Meaning
From a lake colony
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Lincoln is an English locational surname given to people who come from a place called Lincoln. The place name Lincoln comes from the Old English name 'Lindo', itself possibly derived from the Welsh words 'llyn', which means 'lake', and 'colonia', which means 'colony'.

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Lincoln Coleman - football player
Lincoln Davis - politician
Lincoln Gordon - diplomat
Lincoln Minor - football player

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