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Allyn (girl)

What does Allyn mean?

Allyn Pronunciation of Allyn [al-lyn] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Allyn) has its root in Old German, and the name Allyn means "precious; awakening". Allyn is a variant form of Alaine (Old German): French feminine variation of Alain. Allyn is also a derivative of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian).

Associated with: precious.


Allyn has 13 variants: Alane, Alayne, Aleine, Alene, Alenne, Aleyne, Allaine, Allayne, Alleen, Alleine, Allene, Alleyne and Alline.

17 more different relations via Alaine, Alana: Alaina, Alani, Alanna, Alawna, Alayna, Alaynna, Aleyna, Aleynah, Alie, Allana, Allena, Alleynah, Allina, Allinah, Allyna, Alona and Alonna.

Creative forms:
(female) Aalyn, Alilyn, ..

(male) Alcan, Allyno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Allyn Nancy (A.N.), ..

How popular is Allyn?

Allyn is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4275 out of 4276, Top 100%) but a very prominent last name for all people (#15299 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Allyn was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #1596 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Alaina (#176 from current records), Alana (#202), Alane, Alani (#525), Alanna (#508), Alayna (#223), Alene, Aleyna (#1829), Allana, Alleen, Allena, Allene, Alline, Alona and Alonna are the popular varying forms of Allyn. Other variants, like Alie, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Allyn was at its most widespread in the year 2012 (adoption of 0.4%) and has remained as conventional to this day (adoption 0.4%, down 4%), but with versions such as Alene becoming less trendy. The trendier birth names in this compilation are Alaina, Alana, Alani, Alanna and Alayna.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allyn, Alaina, Alana, Alane, Alani in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alanna, Alayna, Alene, Aleyna, Allana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alleen, Allena, Allene, Alline, Alona, Alonna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alana, Alanna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Allyn is pronounced similarly to Aileen, Ailyn, Aislin, Aislynn, Aleen, Allyne, Alynne, Aylin, Eilin, Elayne, Eleen, Elen, Elian, Elin, Ellane, Elleen, Ellene, Ellin, Elon, Elyn, Ilean, Ileen, Illene, Olwin and Olwyn. Other recommended names are Aalya, Adalyn, Alaya, Alby, Aldyne, Alla, Allcen, Allda, Alldyne, Alle, Alley, Alli, Allie, Allis, Allix, Allma, Allona, Allsun, Ally, Allyda, Allynah, Allys, Allysa, Allyse, Allyson, Alvy, Alwyna, Alya, Alyna, Alys, Alyx, Anwyn, Arlen, Arlyn, Arlyne, Arlys, Arwyn, Avalyn, Avelyn, Avlynn, Ayn, Ayslyn, Calyn, Delyn, Emlyn, Evlyn, Fallyn, Jalyn, Kellyn and Valyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Allyn.

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