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pinWhat does Calyn mean?

Calyn /ca-lyn/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Old French and Greek derivation, and the name Calyn means "pure". Calyn is an alternate form of Caitlin (Old French, Greek). Colyn is a conventional last name.


Calyn has 15 variants: Caelin, Caelyn, Cailen, Cailene, Cailyn, Cailynn, Calen, Calin, Calynn, Cayelin, Caylen, Caylin, Caylyn, Kayelin and Kayelyn.

Calyn has 37 more related variations via Caitlin: Caetlin, Cait, Caiti, Caitie, Caitilin, Caitlan, Caitland, Caitlandt, Caitlann, Caitlen, Caitlinn, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Caitrin, Caity, Catelan, Cateline, Catelinn, Catelyn, Catelynn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Catriona, Kaitlan, Kaitlann, Kaitlin, Kaitlinn, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Katelan, Katelin, Katelyn and Katelynn.

Kreatif forms: Calynna, Celyn. [more]

pinHow popular is Calyn?

Calyn is a rare first name for women. Calyn is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Calyn and associated names. Popular related forms of Calyn (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000 are Cailyn, Caitlin (#496 a year ago), Caitlyn (#463), Caitlynn, Catriona, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn (#158), Kaitlynn (#928), Katelin, Katelyn (#172) and Katelynn (#567). Forms like Caity are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak in 1998 (usage of 0.6095%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.2924%, down 52%), with the versions Cailyn, Caitlynn, Kaitlin, Kaitlynn and Katelin falling out of style. The more fashionable birth names here are Caitlin (#496), Caitlyn (#463), Kaitlyn (#158), Katelyn (#172) and Katelynn (#567). (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cailyn, Caitlin, Caitlyn, Caitlynn, Kaitlin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Katelin, Katelyn, Katelynn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Caitlyn, Catriona, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Katelyn outside U.S.

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Calyn is alike in pronunciation to Caelan, Cailin, Caleen, Callan, Callen, Kaelyn, Kailyn, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kalyn, Kalynn and Kaylyn. Other recommended similar baby names are Calina, Carlyn, Caryn, Celyna, Chalon, Jalyn and Valyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Calyn.