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What does Joellyn mean?

Joellyn Pronunciation of Joellyn [joel-lyn] as a name for girls has its root in French, and the name Joellyn means "Jehovah is God". Joellyn is a version of Joelle (French): feminine of Joel.


Joellyn has 5 variants: Joelin, Joellen, Joelliane, Joellin and Joelynn.

7 more alternative forms via Joelle: Joela, Joell, Joella, Joelly, Joely, Jowella and Jowelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Jilyn, Julyn, ..

(male) Joelman, Joelvon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joellyn Alyvia (J.A.), ..

How popular is Joellyn?

Joellyn is an unusual first name for women. Joellyn is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Joellyn (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Joelle (#1077 in recent rankings), Joellen, Joella and Joell. Usage of these forms of Joellyn was widespread among parents 55 years ago (adoption of 0.01%) and has remained as conventional to this day (adoption 0.01%, 9.5%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joell, Joella, Joelle, Joellen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Joellyn is pronounced similarly to Jaeleen, Jaelyn, Jalyn, Jewelyn, Jillan, Jillyan, Joeleen, Joeline, Jolan, Jolean, Joleen, Jolin, Jolleen, Jollene, Jolyn, Jolyne, Jolynn and Juelline. Other suggested similar names are Adelyn, Allyn, Avelyn, Breelyn, Caelyn, Cherlyn, Coralyn, Daelyn, Delyn, Doralyn, Evelyn, Jacelyn, Jaclyn, Jaelle, Jaklyn, Jamilyn, Jazlyn, Jerelyn, Jerilyn, Jeslyn, Jesslyn, Jobelle, Jocelyn, Jocelyne, Joclyn, Jodell, Jodelle, Jolyna, Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jonell, Jonella, Jonelle, Jooley, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelyn, Joselle, Joselyn, Josilin, Josilyn, Joslyn, Joslynn, Josselyn, Josslyn, Jozlyn, Keelyn, Kellyn, Loralyn, Merlyn, Nellwyn, Rosalyn, Roselyn, Royalyn, Rozelyn, Rozlyn and Suelyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joellyn.

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