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Boy Names Ending with -yn

Yn ending baby names and what they mean, with 162 results. -yn names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 2009 (USAGE OF 0.17%) and are somewhat less common today (USAGE 0.11%, 36.8%), with names like Merlyn becoming somewhat outmoded. Kamryn (#816) and Landyn (#523) are two of the more chic baby names among these, while Faldyn (TOP 86%) and Patryn (98%) are popular -yn surnames. Here is the list of -yn names for girls.

-yn names

Aaryn - Berlyn | Berwyn - Dalyn | Darryn - Elvyn | Elvyn - Glyn | Godewyn - Jermyn | Jessamyn - Mardyn | .. - .. | Wayn - Wyn

Aaryn - Berlyn

Airyn, Aeryn, Aaryn
Forms of Aaron. From Hebrew language. "Mountain of strength." Airan and Airno are creative variations.


Form of Aidan. From Gaelic. "Fire." Adyn is also a somewhat popular boys' name. See also Adan.

Alvin and variants

Elwyn, Alwyn, Alvyn, Ailwyn
Forms of Alvin. Root fr. Old English element. "Elf or magical being, friend." Unusual. Ailwyn, Alwyn, Elwyn (compare Aldwyn) ends with the unconventional androgynous-sounding -wyn.

Form of Albin. Derived fr. English. "White, pale-skinned." Outside Top 2000. See also Albany.

Eldwyn1, Aldwyn1
Forms of Alden. Based on Old English word. "Old friend." Not in popularity charts.

Eldwyn2, Aldwyn2
Var. of Aldwin. Stems fr. Old English. "Old friend." Rare, with the -wyn ending for Aldwyn, Eldwyn, like Ailwyn, Aswyn.

Alan and variants

Alyn, Allyn1, Alleyn
Forms of Alan. Stems fr. Old German. "Precious." Not Top 2000 names.

Var. of Allen. Root fr. Gaelic, Old German words. "Precious." Cross-gender use. Rare, with the -lyn ending for Allyn, like Alyn, Arlyn.

Form of Amin. Origin fr. Arabic language. "Honest, faithful, trustworthy." Not in Top 2000. See also Ammon.


Var. of Arlen. Stems fr. Gaelic word. "Pledge, oath." Unusual. Arlyn, similar to Allyn, has the androgynous -lyn ending. Gender-neutral name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -yn names: Aidyn, Allyn, Arlyn, Austyn, Elwyn

Arwyn, Arvyn
Var. of Arvin. Stems fr. English, Old German words. "People's friend." Outside Top 2000.

Var. of Ashley. Stems fr. Old English. "Ash meadow." Unique. Ashlyn, like Allyn, Arlyn, ends with the unconventional -lyn. Cross-gender use.

Form of Ashwin. Root fr. Hindi language. A calendar month. Uncommon. Ashywyn, like Aldwyn, Alwyn, ends with -wyn. See also Aswyn.

Form of Aswin. Root fr. Old English language. "Spear-friend." Rare, with the unusual -wyn suffix for Aswyn, like Ailwyn, Ashywyn. See also Alwyn.

Augustine and variants

Austyn1, Augustyn
Var. of Augustine. Stems fr. Latin word. "Great, magnificient." Ranked in Top 2000.

Form of Augustus. Derivative of Latin word. "Great, magnificient." Also used for girls. Ranked in Top 2000.

Ostyn, Austyn3
Var. of Austin. Derived fr. French, Latin. "Great, magnificient." Listed in Top 2000.

Var. of Baldwin. Origin fr. Old French, Old German words. "Bold, brave friend." Not Top 2000 name.

Form of Berlin. Origin fr. German element. "Borderline." Unusual, but Berlyn is similar to common -yn last names Boleyn (TOP 34%), Bruyn (49%). See also Burlin.

Stems fr. German. "Son of Berl." Not in popularity charts. See also Berlin.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -yn names for boys.

1. Aaryn - Berlyn
Aaron [Airyn, ..], Aidan [Aidyn], Alvin [Elwyn, ..], Albin [Albyn], Alden [Eldwyn, ..], Aldwin [Eldwyn, ..], Alan [Alyn, ..], Allen [Allyn], Amin [Amyn], Arlen [Arlyn], Arvin [Arwyn, ..], Ashley [Ashlyn], Ashwin [Ashywyn], Aswin [Aswyn], Augustine [Austyn, ..], Augustus [Austyn], Austin [Ostyn, ..], Baldwin [Baldwyn], Berlin [Berlyn], Berlyn

Berwyn, Boyne [Boyn], Brandon [Brandyn], Brendan [Brendyn], Brenton [Brenttyn], Brent [Brentyn], Brennan [Brenyn], Bryn, Caden [Kadyn, ..], Caerwyn, Carwyn [Caerwyn], Chetwin [Chetwyn], Colwyn, Colin [Colyn], Conlan [Connlyn], Corbin [Korbyn, ..], Corwin [Corwyn], Crane [Crayn], Delvin [Delwyn, ..], Daylon [Dalyn]

Darin [Daryn, ..], Darren [Darryn], Darwin [Darwyn], Derwin [Derwyn, ..], Davon [Davyn], David [Davyn], Davyn, Durwin [Durwyn, ..], Devlin [Devlyn], Devin [Devyn], Devon [Devyn], Dean [Deyn], Dustin [Dustyn], Edwin [Edwyn], Eden [Edyn], Ephraim [Efryn], Eilwyn, Eirwyn, Elden [Eldwyn], Elvin [Elwyn, ..]

Elwin [Elvyn], Elwyn, Emil [Emlyn], Emlyn, Erskine [Erwyn, ..], Irwin [Irwyn, ..], Ethelwin [Ethelwyn], Evelyn, Evan [Evyn], Flynn [Flyn], Franklin [Franklyn, ..], Frayne [Frayn], Galen [Galyn], Garland [Garlyn], Garvin [Garwyn, ..], Gavin [Gwayn, ..], Germain [Jernayn, ..], Gladwin [Gladwyn], Glen [Glyn, ..], Glyndwr [Glyn]

Godwin [Goodwyn, ..], Goldwin [Goldwyn, ..], Goodwin [Goodwyn], Griffin [Gutyn, ..], Griffith [Gutyn], Guillaume [Gwillyn], Gwyn [Wyn], Hadwin [Hadwyn], Hamlin [Hamlyn], Hardwin [Hardwyn], Harlan [Harlyn], Heddwyn [Hedwyn], Heilyn, Hussein [Husayn], Hywel [Hywyn], Irving [Irvyn], Jaron [Jaryn], Jenkin [Jenkyn], Jeremiah [Jermyn], Jermaine [Jermyn]

Jessamine [Jessamyn], Jevon [Jevvyn], Jordan [Jordyn], Justin [Justyn], Kalvin [Kalvyn], Kameron [Kamryn], Kelvin [Kelwyn, ..], Kerwin [Kerwyn, ..], Kevin [Kevyn], Kirk [Kirklyn], Korbin [Korbyn], Landon [Landyn], Llewellyn [Llewelyn, ..], Loren [Loryn], Linn [Lyn], Lyndon [Lyn], Madison [Madisyn], Melvin [Melwyn, ..], Malvin [Malvyn], Marden [Mardyn]

Martin [Martyn], Marvin [Merwyn, ..], Medwin [Medwyn], Merlin [Merlyn], Mervin [Murvyn, ..], Merton [Merwyn], Morven [Morvyn, ..], Mostyn, Nolan [Nolyn], Norvin [Norwyn, ..], Olin [Olyn], Osten [Ostyn], Oswin [Oswyn], Peregrine [Peregryn], Perkin [Perkyn], Quinton [Quintyn], Robin [Robyn, ..], Robert [Robyn], Roslin [Rosslyn, ..], Rusty [Rustyn]

Selwyn, Severin [Seweryn], Shane [Shayn], Sherwin [Sherwyn], Sterling [Sterlyn], Stetson [Stetcyn], Steven [Stevyn], Swaine [Swayn], Talfryn [Tallfryn], Tamerlane [Tamurlayn, ..], Terron [Teryn, ..], Tevin [Tevyn], Tobias [Tobyn], Trevin [Trevyn], Tristan [Tristyn], Twain [Twayn], Unwin [Unwyn], Valentine [Valentyn], Verlyn, Walwyn [Welwyn]

Wayne [Wayn], Wyn

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