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What does Elyn mean?

Elyn /elyn/ as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Elyn is "other, foreign; sun ray". Elyn is a variant form of Eleanor (Old French, Old German) with the suffix -yn. Elyn is also a variant of Ellen (Greek).

Variations

Elyn has 15 variants: Aline, Eileen, Elaine, Elan, Elen, Elene, Elin, Ellan, Elleen, Ellene, Ellin, Ellon, Ellyn, Elon and Elynn.

Elyn has 17 more alternative forms via Eleanor, Ellen: El, Elanor, Elena, Eleni, Elenor, Elenyi, Elinor, Ella, Elle, Ellena, Elli, Ellie, Ellina, Elly, Elna, Elora and Helen.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Elynne, Enyn, ..

(male) Elnio, Elynnio, ..

How popular is Elyn?

Elyn is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Elyn is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

VIEW POPULARITY

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

Popular variation forms of Elyn (not in Top 2000) are Ella (#17 via latest list), Ellie (#55), Eleanor (#78), Elena (#121), Elle (#395), Helen (#404), Elaine (#654), Ellen (#656), Eileen (#711), Elin (#733), Elora (#1083), Elly (#1347), Eleni (#1425), Elinor (#1546), Elli (#1728), Elna, Ellyn, Ellena, Elenor, Aline, Elene and Ellene. Other variants, like Elleen, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Elyn was widespread in the 1920s (median #1067) and is now much less (#1134, 73.2% less usage). Helen is more widely used than the rest, though Ella is currently the most fashionable, while versions such as Ellen have become less contemporary. Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Elyn and associated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aline, Eileen, Elaine, Eleanor, Elena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elene, Eleni, Elenor, Elin, Elinor 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, Ellyn, Elna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elora, Helen in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE ELYN

Elyn is pronounced similarly to Ailyn, Aislyn, Alane, Alayne, Aleen, Allyne, Allynn, Alwyne, Alyne, Alynne, Eilin, Eilwen, Elaene, Elain, Elane, Elayne, Eleen, Elian, Eline, Ilean, Ilone, Oleen, Olwen, Olwin and Olwyn. Other recommended names are Arlyn, Aryn, Ayn, Bryn, Cyn, Delyn, Eden, Edin, Edlin, Edlyn, Edy, Edyn, Edyna, Elana, Elayna, Elba, Elda, Elina, Eliz, Elka, Elke, Elma, Elona, Elsy, Elyana, Elyce, Elysa, Elyse, Elyza, Elza, Eman, Emblyn, Emelyn, Emlyn, Emlynn, Erin, Eryn, Erynn, Evalyn, Evan, Evelyn, Evlyn, Evlynn, Evy, Eyo, Glyn, Gwyn, Jalyn, Jolyn and Wyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elyn.


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