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Pronunciation

lɪŋkən

Origin

English

Meaning

With roots to Roman Britain, and the English city of Lincoln, this is a first name that started life as a surname. Starting its use in the United States as an homage to the iconic 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, it gained popularity in the 20th century. Now a classic choice for a boy, it combines confidence with gentleness.

Rank in the year 2015

Lincoln was ranked #99 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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