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What does Jennilyn mean?

Jennilyn Pronunciation of Jennilyn [jen-ni-lyn] as a girls' name is of English origin. Jennilyn is an alternate spelling of Jenny (English).


Jennilyn has 1 variant: Jenalynn.

8 more relations via Jenny: Jenni, Jennie, Jennika, Jennilee, Jennis, Jennita, Jennyann and Jennylee.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Jennilyn Jessie (J.J.), ..

How popular is Jennilyn?

Jennilyn is an unusual first name for females. Jennilyn is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Jennilyn (not ranked) are Jenny (#968 the previous year), Jennie and Jenni. Other forms, like Jennylee, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Jennilyn reached its apex in the 1880s (usage of 0.51%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.01%, 98% less), with forms such as Jennie becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenni, Jennie, Jenny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jennilyn is pronounced similarly to Janalyn, Jennalyn and Jonalyn. Other recommended names are Donnalyn, Gerrilyn, Jamilyn, Janalynn, Jenilea (see Jenilee), Jenilee, Jennalee, Jennay, Jennaya, Jenneil, Jennelle, Jenney, Jennica, Jennice, Jennielee (see Jenilee), Jennifer, Jennine, Jenniver, Jeralyn, Jerelyn, Jerilyn, Jerilynn, Jerralyn, Jerrilyn, Jeslyn, Jessalyn, Jesselyn, Jessilyn, Jesslyn, Jewelyn, Jonalynn, Josilyn and Kerilyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jennilyn.

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