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Ashlyn (girl)

What does Ashlyn mean?

Ashlyn Pronunciation of Ashlyn [ash-lyn] as a name for girls (also used less widely as boys' name Ashlyn). The meaning of Ashlyn is "dream". Ashlyn is a version of Ashlynn (Irish, Gaelic): transcription of Ashling.

Associated with: dream.


Ashlyn has 6 variants: Ashleen, Ashlen, Ashlin, Ashlinn, Ashlinne and Ashlynne.

4 more relations via Ashlynn: Ashelynn, Ashleena, Ayslin and Ayslyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Abilyn, Akelyn, ..

(male) Ashalun, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ashlyn Shelby (A.S.), ..

How popular is Ashlyn?

Ashlyn is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2843 out of 4276, Top 66%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ashlyn was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #127 in the U.S. in 2005, and is at #332 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Ashlyn (#332 from recent data) are Ashlynn (#375 from recent data) and Ashlin. Other forms, like Ashlinn, are uncommon. These forms of Ashlyn were popular as birth names 10 years ago (adoption of 0.2%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.1%, down 55%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ashlyn, Ashlin, Ashlynn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ashlyn is pronounced similarly to Ashlan. Other recommended names are Adalyn, Adelyn, Ailyn, Aishling, Aislin, Aislyn, Aislynn, Allyn, Arlyn, Ashby, Ashely, Ashla, Ashlay, Ashle, Ashlea, Ashlee, Ashlei, Ashley, Ashli, Ashlie, Ashling, Ashly, Ashlye, Ashten, Ashton, Ashtyn, Avalyn, Avelyn and Ethlyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ashlyn.

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