Back to School at FamilyEducation.com
   
 
Lincoln boy

First name origin & meaning:

Old English: Home by the pond

First name variations: Linc, Link

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: habitational name from the city of Lincoln, so named from an original British name Lindo- ‘lake’ + Latin colonia ‘settlement’, ‘colony’. The place was an important administrative center during the Roman occupation of Britain and in the Middle Ages it was a center for the manufacture of cloth, including the famous ‘Lincoln green’.
  2. Abraham Lincoln (1809–65), 16th president of the United States, was the son of an illiterate laborer, descended from a certain Samuel Lincoln, who had emigrated from England to MA in 1637.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard, Bill Murray

This name appears in the following lists: First Ladies, Mountains and Valleys, Presidents' Kids, Stars and Planets, U.S. Presidents

Comments for Lincoln
 
   

highlights

Handwriting Headquarters
We've got handwriting practice worksheets, handwriting tips, and answers to your child's writing struggles, just in time for back to school. Brought to you by BIC.

11 Coolest Lunch Boxes for Kids
Send your child's lunch to school in style! Check out our picks for the 11 best lunch boxes with great features from BPA-free accessories to spill-resistant fabric.

7 Important Back-to-School Safety Tips
Follow these back-to-school safety tips to make sure your child stays safe on the way to school, in the classroom, and while on the playground.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Join BIC on our mission to save handwriting and Fight For Your Write! Writing helps kids become better readers, boosts their confidence and sparks their creativity. Visit BICFightForYourWrite.com to sign our petition to save handwriting!

Find out what is happening in each day of your pregnancy!

My due date:

Pregnancy Day By Day