Origin:British
Popularity:57
Meaning:lake colony
The presidential surname Lincoln has risen spectacularly since the 1990s, breaching the top 200 in 2013. And appropriately so, since Abraham Lincoln unexpectedly rose from humble beginnings to become the 16th US president. To this day, he remains one of our most revered and beloved presidents. No wonder Lincoln holds tremendous appeal for parents looking for integrity and honesty. In a surprising twist, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard named their eldest daughter Lincoln in 2013. Place name: Lincoln is the capital of Nebraska.

Famous Lincolns

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  • Abraham Lincoln
    United States President
  • Lincoln Bell Shepard
    Son of Kristen Bell
  • Lincoln Melcher
    Actor
  • Lincoln Peirce
    Cartoonist

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Source: Social Security Administration

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