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What does Jolyn mean?

Jolyn Pronunciation of Jolyn [jolyn] as a girls' name is an American name. Jolyn is an alternate spelling of Jo (American). Jolyn is also a variation of Jolene.


Jolyn has 9 variants: Jolaine, Jolean, Joleen, Jolin, Joline, Jolleen, Jollene, Jolyne and Jolynn.

11 more relations via Jo, Jolene: Jodean, Joeleen, Joeline, Jolana, Jolena, Jolina, Jolinda, Jolisa, Jolise, Jolyna and Jorene.

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

(male) Jodon, Jolen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jolyn Regina (J.R.), ..

How popular is Jolyn?

Jolyn is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3126 out of 4276, Top 73%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jolyn was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #1888 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jolyn name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Jo, Joleen, Jolene (#735 in recent rankings), Joline and Jolynn are the popular varying forms of Jolyn appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Jolyn were favored by parents 8 decades ago (usage of 0.3%) and have become much less widespread since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jolyn, Jo, Joleen, Jolene, Joline, Jolynn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jolyn is alike in pronunciation to Jaelyn, Jalyn, Jaylan, Jaylynn, Jewelyn, Jilian, Jillan, Jillyan, Joelin, Joellen, Joellin, Joellyn, Joelynn, Jolan, Jolanne, Juleen, Juline and Julyne. Other suggested similar names are Ailyn, Allyn, Arlyn, Calyn, Coryn, Delyn, Edlyn, Ellyn, Elyn, Emlyn, Evlyn, Glyn, Jaclyn, Jacolyn, Jadyn, Jaklyn, Jalin, Jaslyn, Jazlyn, Jeslyn, Joan, Joann, Joby, Jobyna, Jocelyn, Joclyn, Jody, Joely, Joey, Jola, Jolee, Joley, Joli, Jolie, Joly, Jonalyn, Jordyn, Josalyn, Joselyn, Josilyn, Joslin, Joslyn, Joslyne, Joslynn, Josslyn, Josy, Joy, Joya, Joye, Jozlyn, July, Jyn, Kalyn, Koryn, Loryn, Robyn and Valyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jolyn.

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