Meaning and name origin
Adelyn \a-del-yn, ad(e)-lyn\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Adelyn is "noble kind". Adelyn is a variant of Adelaide (Old German): from adal heid, via French Adélaïde. Favored as a baby name.
Adelyn is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Adelyn for girls. Adelyn reached its highest rank of #197 in the U.S. in 2014 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Adelyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Adalyn (#152), Adelyn (#197), Adeline (#219), Adelynn (#304), Adelaide (#316) and Adaline. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).