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Arlyn (girl)

What does Arlyn mean?

Arlyn Pronunciation of Arlyn [ar-lyn] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Arlyn) is an American name. Arlyn is a version of Arlene: modern coinage of unclear origin. Arlyn is also a form of Arlinda (American).


Arlyn has 12 variants: Arlan, Arlean, Arleen, Arleene, Arlen, Arlenne, Arleyne, Arliene, Arline, Arluene, Arlyne and Arlynn.

11 more alternative forms via Arlene, Arlinda: Arla, Arlana, Arleana, Arlee, Arleena, Arlena, Arlenna, Arleta, Arlie, Arlina and Arly.

Creative forms:
(female) Arlynne, ..

(male) Aralun, Arlyni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arlyn Aisha (A.A.), ..

How popular is Arlyn?

Arlyn is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Arlyn is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Arlyn entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #1954 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Arlyn are Arlene (#1376 last year), Arlinda, Arline, Arly, Arlyne, Arlie, Arleta, Arlean, Arlee, Arleen, Arlena and Arla. Adoption of these forms of Arlyn was at its highest during the years 1930-1939 (median #1312) and is now much lower.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlyn, Arla, Arlean, Arlee, Arleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlena, Arlene, Arleta, Arlie, Arlinda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arline, Arly, Arlyne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arlyn is pronounced similarly to Erlene, Erline and Orlene. Other suggested similar names are Aalya, Adalyn, Adelyn, Ailyn, Aislyn, Ally, Allyn, Allyna, Allyne, Allynn, Allys, Alya, Alyna, Alyne, Alys, Alyx, Anwyn, Arden, Ardin, Ardys, Arely, Aren, Arin, Ariya, Arlea, Arlet, Arley, Arlys, Arlyse, Arlyss, Armen, Armyne, Arwen, Arwyn, Arya, Aryn, Ashlyn, Avalyn, Avelyn, Avlynn, Aylin, Ayn, Ayslyn, Bryn, Calyn, Carlyn, Darlyn, Delyn, Edlyn, Ellyn, Elyn, Emlyn, Eryn, Evlyn, Glyn, Jalyn, Jolyn, Kalyn, Karlyn, Marlyn, Merlyn and Valyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arlyn.

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