Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. LIN-lee
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Contributor Contrib.m4yb3_daijirou on 5/19/2015
This surname can be derived from a place of the same name in Shropshire, which is derived from Old English lín meaning "flax, linen" and leah meaning "clearing." As a modern surname, it can also be a variant of Lindley (Lindley is used in 2 places in Yorkshire), which is derived from Old English lind meaning "lime tree" and leah.