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Ashlyn (girl)

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What does Ashlyn mean?

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.

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

Kreatif forms:
(female) Abilyn, Ashlynna, ..

(male) Ashalon, Ashalun, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name history of Ashlyn for girls. Ashlyn was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #127 in the U.S. in 2005, and is at #306 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of the girl name Ashlyn and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Ashlyn (#306 from recent data) are Ashlynn (#323 from recent data) and Ashlin. Other forms, like Ashlinn, are uncommon. These forms of Ashlyn were popular as birth names 9 years ago (adoption of 0.2%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.1%, down 48%). Ashlynn is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this compilation.

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.