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Jewelyn

What does Jewelyn mean?

Jewelyn Pronunciation of Jewelyn [jew-e-lyn] as a girls' name is of Old French origin, and the name Jewelyn means "plaything, delight". Jewelyn is an alternate form of Jewel (Old French): literally, a precious gem.

Variations

Jewelyn has 2 variants: Jewelene and Juelline.

4 more relations via Jewel: Jewelisa, Jewell, Jewella and Jewelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Jeelyn, Jewlyn, ..

(male) Jewejon, Jeweli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jewelyn Kimber (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jewelyn?

Jewelyn is an uncommon given name for females. Jewelyn is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jewel (#887 in recent rankings) and Jewell are the popular alternative forms of Jewelyn (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Jewelle, are seldom used. These relations of Jewelyn were popular as baby names a century ago (usage of 0.1%) and have become significantly less widespread since. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jewel, Jewell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jewelyn is pronounced similarly to Geelan, Jaelyn, Jalyn, Joelin, Joellyn, Joelynn and Jolyn. Other recommended names are Angelyn, Avelyn, Caelyn, Catelyn, Cecelyn, Delyn, Emelyn, Emmelyn, Evelyn, Geralyn, Jacelyn, Jackelyn, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn, Jadeyn, Jamilyn, Janalyn, Janely, Jaslyn, Jazlyn, Jazzlyn, Jenell, Jenella, Jenelle, Jennalyn, Jeralyn, Jerelyn, Jerilyn, Jerilynn, Jerralyn, Jesenya, Jeslyn, Jessalyn, Jesselyn, Jessilyn, Jesslyn, Jocelin, Jocelyn, Jocelyne, Jocelynn, Joclyn, Joely, Jonalyn, Josalyn, Joscelyn, Joselyn, Joselyne, Josilyn, Joslyn, Josselyn, Jowella, Jowelle, Joycelyn, Kaelyn, Karelyn, Katelyn, Keelyn, Kellyn, Kerilyn, Madelyn, Marelyn, Merlyn, Pamelyn, Raelyn, Roselyn, Rozelyn, Suelyn and Terelyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jewelyn.

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