What does Glynis mean?
Glynis [gly-nis] 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.Creative forms:
(female) Gaynis, Golnis, ..
(male) Glygus, Glyne, .. Middle name pairings:
Glynis Shyla (G.S.), ..
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. Demographics)
Glynis entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #1005 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Glennis, Glenn, Glenice, Glenda and Glen are the popular related forms of Glynis. These relations of Glynis were favored as birth names during 1940-1949 (adoption of 0.21%), but now, the form Glenda has gone out of style.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Alais, Alanis, Aldis, Alexis▼, Alis, Allis, Anis, Annis, Claris, Cloris, Dionis, Dylis, Elis, Ellis▲, Elois, Elvis, Ennis, Floris, Ganit, Gayna, Gayner, Gaynor, Geenia, Genia, Genie, Genisa, Genni, Gennie, Ginia, Ginni, Ginnie, Gladdis, Gladi, Gladis, Gladys▼, Glenine, Glenna▼, Glennie, Glesni, Glinda, Glori, Gloria▼, Glorie, Glynda, Grania, Gwyn, Gwynda, Gwynith (see Gwyneth), Gwynn, Gwynna, Gwynne, Ilanis, Innis, Janis▼, Jannis, Jennis, Kloris, Lenis, Lyris, Phylis, Tanis and Vernis. These names tend to be less frequently used than Glynis.See names in meaning and etymology.