What does Allyn mean?
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.
(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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.