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What does Jeralyn mean?

Jeralyn Pronunciation of Jeralyn [jer-a-lyn] as a girls' name is pronounced JARE-a-lin. It is of American origin. Blend of Jerry and Marilyn.

Associated with: blend.


Jeralyn has 5 variants: Jerelyn, Jerilyn, Jerilynn, Jerralyn and Jerrilyn.

8 more related forms via Jerry, Marilyn: Jerrey, Jery, Maralin, Maralyn, Maralynn, Marelyn, Marlyn and Marylyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Jealyn, Jorlyn, ..

(male) Jerabin, Jerajon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jeralyn Kinleigh (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jeralyn?

Jeralyn is an unusual first name for females. Jeralyn is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Jeralyn (outside Top 2000) are Marilyn (#426 via latest list), Marlyn, Marylyn, Maralyn, Jerry, Jerilynn, Jerrilyn and Jerilyn. These forms of Jeralyn were favored as baby names 85 years ago (average #1080) and have become much less common since (#1803, 97%), with versions like Jerry becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jerilyn, Jerilynn, Jerrilyn, Jerry, Maralyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilyn, Marlyn, Marylyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jeralyn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jeralyn is alike in pronunciation to Geralyn, Geralynn, Geralynne, Gerilynn, Gerrilyn and Jerilene. Other suggested similar names are Caralyn, Cheralyn, Coralyn, Doralyn, Jacalyn, Jalyn, Janalyn, Jenalynn, Jennalyn, Jeralee, Jermayn, Jeslyn, Jessalyn, Jesslyn, Jewelyn, Jonalyn, Josalyn, Karalyn, Kerilyn, Laralyn, Loralyn, Merlyn, Saralyn, Sheralyn, Taralyn, Teralyn and Terelyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jeralyn.

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