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Definition: "From the lake colony," or one who came from Lincoln, England. Derived from the Welsh element 'lynn,' meaning "lake or pool" and the Latin element 'colonia,' meaning "colony."

Surname Origin: English

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LINCOLN Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - LINCOLN Genealogy
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LINCOLN Surname Mailing List
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Surname Finder - LINCOLN Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - LINCOLN Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - LINCOLN Genealogy & Family History
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MyCinnamonToast.com - LINCOLN Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the LINCOLN surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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