Meaning and name origin
Ashlyn \a-shl-yn, ash-lyn\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Ashlyn), is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Ashlyn is "dream". Ashlyn is a variant of Ashlynn (Irish, Gaelic): variant of Ashling, from Aisling.
Ashlyn is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2843 out of 4276, Top 66%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ashlyn for girls. Ashlyn reached its highest rank of #127 in the U.S. in 2005. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ashlyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ashlyn (#306), Ashlynn (#323) and Ashleen. (2014 statistics).
Ashlyn▲ is also pronounced similarly to Ashlan. Other suggested similar baby names are Aislyn, Ashelynn, Ashling, Ashly▼, Ashlye, Ashtyn and Ayslyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ashlyn.