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What does Adelyn mean?

Adelyn Pronunciation of Adelyn [ade-lyn] as a name for girls is an Old German name, and Adelyn means "noble kind". Adelyn is an alternate spelling of Adelaide (Old German): from adal heid.

Associated with: noble, kind (gracious).


Adelyn has 7 variants: Adalin, Adaline, Adalyn, Adalynn, Adeline, Adelynn and Edeline.

18 more different relations via Adelaide: Adalena, Addey, Addy, Adel, Adela, Adelade, Adelais, Adele, Adelei, Adelia, Adelice, Adelina, Adelis, Adell, Adella, Adelle, Adey and Ady.

Creative forms:
(female) Adelynna, ..

(male) Adenon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adelyn Izzabella (A.I.), ..

How popular is Adelyn?

Adelyn is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Adelyn is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Adelyn entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top position of #193 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adelyn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adelyn outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Adalynn (#123 via latest list), Adalyn (#132), Adeline (#135), Adelaide (#273), Adelynn (#275), Adaline (#364), Adelina (#545), Adele (#652), Adela (#1123), Adelle, Adelia, Adel, Adell and Adella are the popular varying forms of Adelyn (#193 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Adey, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Adelyn is common among parents today (usage of 0.8%). Adeline is more familiar than the rest, although Adelina appears to be getting popular too, while forms such as Adella are no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adelyn, Adaline, Adalyn, Adalynn, Adel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adela, Adelaide, Adele, Adelia, Adelina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adeline, Adell, Adella, Adelle, Adelynn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adelyn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adelyn is alike in pronunciation to Adalene, Addilyn, Addilynn, Adilene, Edelynn and Odeline. Other recommended names are Adalina, Adeen, Adelfa, Adelie, Adelind, Adelinda, Adelinde, Adellyna, Adelma, Adelyna, Adelyta (see Alida), Aden, Adline, Ailyn, Aislyn, Allyn, Amelya, Amelyna (see Amelia), Amelyne, Angelyn, Arely, Arlyn, Ashlyn, Avalyn, Avelyn, Ayslyn, Caelyn, Daelyn, Delyn, Edlyn, Emelyn, Evelyn, Jaelyn, Kaelyn, Keelyn, Madelyn, Raelyn and Suelyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adelyn.

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