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Ellyn

What does Ellyn mean?

Ellyn Pronunciation of Ellyn [el-lyn] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the name Ellyn means "other, foreign; sun ray". Ellyn is a variant form of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Ellyn is also a form of Ellen (Greek). Ellyn is also used as a form of Helen (Greek).

Associated with: greek, sun.

Variations

Ellyn has 20 variants: Aileen, Ailene, Alene, Aline, Eileen, Elaine, Elan, Elayne, Elen, Elene, Elin, Ellan, Elleen, Ellene, Ellin, Ellon, Elon, Elyn, Elynn and Ilene.

21 more different relations via Eleanor, Ellen, Helen: El, Elaina, Elana, Elena, Eleni, Elenyi, Ella, Elle, Ellee, Ellena, Ellenor, Elli, Ellie, Ellina, Elliner, Ellinor, Elly, Elna, Elora, Hellen and Nelly.

Creative forms:
(female) Erlyn, Eulyn, ..

(male) Ello, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ellyn Libby (E.L.), ..

How popular is Ellyn?

Ellyn is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2488 out of 4276, Top 58%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ellyn entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #1170 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Ellyn are Aileen (#515 via latest list), Ailene, Alene, Aline, Eileen (#694), Elaina (#291), Elaine (#673), Elana (#1522), Elayne, Eleanor (#60), Elena (#106), Elene, Eleni (#1595), Elin (#920), Ella (#18), Elle (#398), Ellen (#705), Ellena, Ellene, Elli, Ellie (#47), Ellinor, Elly (#1474), Elna, Elora (#963), Helen (#419), Hellen, Ilene and Nelly (#1724). Other forms, like Ellee, are uncommon. These forms of Ellyn reached the peak of their popularity 95 years ago (usage of 6.17%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 1.83%, 70%). Helen has generally been popular among parents, though Elle has grown popular as well over time, while versions such as Alene are now somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellyn, Aileen, Ailene, Alene, Aline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eileen, Elaina, Elaine, Elana, Elayne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Elena, Elene, Eleni, Elin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ella, Elle, Ellen, Ellena, Ellene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elli, Ellie, Elly, Elna, Elora in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helen, Hellen, Ilene, Nelly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elaine, Eleanor, Elena, Elin, Ella outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elle, Ellen, Ellie, Ellinor outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ellyn is pronounced similarly to Aillin, Ailyn, Aleyne, Allayne, Alleen, Allene, Alleyne, Allyn, Allyne, Allynn, Allynne, Alwyne, Alyne, Aylin, Eilean, Eilene, Eilwen, Elaene, Elain, Elane, Eline, Ellane, Oleen, Olwin and Olwyn. Other recommended names are Arlyn, Calyn, Delyn, Edlin, Edlyn, Edlynn, Edyn, Eily, Eiryn, Elayna, Ellba, Ellga, Ellia, Ellis, Ellke, Ellma, Ellona, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsi, Ellyce, Ellyse, Ellyza, Elsy, Elvy, Emalyn, Emblyn, Emelyn, Emlyn, Emlynn, Eryn, Ethlyn, Evalyn, Evelyn, Evilyn, Evlin, Evlyn, Evlynn, Fallyn, Glyn, Jalyn, Jolyn, Kalyn, Kellyn and Valyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ellyn.

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