What does Darlyn mean?
Darlyn /dar-lyn/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of English origin, and the meaning of the name Darlyn is "dearling; darling". Darlyn is a version of Darlene (English) with the suffix -yn.
How popular is Darlyn?
Darlyn is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Darlyn is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Darlyn and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Darlyn (not ranked) are Darline, Darlene, Darleen and Darla. Forms like Dareen are uncommon. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.4973%) and has become much less since, with the versions Darla, Darleen, Darlene and Darline becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)