What does Glynis mean?
Glynis /gly-nis/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced GLEN-iss. It is of Welsh origin. Related to Glenn and its variants, or may be a form of Glenys. Made familiar in America in the 1950s-1960s due to Welsh actress Glynis Johns.
Related girl name: Glenda.more]
How popular is Glynis?
Glynis is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3131 out of 4276, Top 73%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Glynis for girls. Glynis entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #984 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Glenn and Glenda are the popular related forms of Glynis. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.301%) and are now significantly less widespread, with the form Glenda becoming less in vogue. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Glynis and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)