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What does Kaylyn mean?

Kaylyn Pronunciation of Kaylyn [kay-lyn] as a girls' name is an American name, and the meaning of Kaylyn is "slim and fair". Kaylyn is a version of Kayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn. Kaylyn is also a form of Kaylin (American). See also Lynn.

Associated with: fair (beautiful).


Kaylyn has 22 variants: Kaelene, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kailan, Kaileen, Kailene, Kailin, Kailyn, Kailynne, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kaylan, Kaylanne, Kayleen, Kaylen, Kaylinn, Kaylynn and Kaylynne.

18 more alternative forms via Kayla, Kaylin: Cayla, Caylie, Kaala, Kaela, Kaelah, Kahla, Kaila, Kailah, Kalae, Kalah, Kalla, Kaylah, Kayle, Kayleena, Kaylha, Kaylie, Kaylla and Keyla.

Creative forms:
(female) Kiolyn, Kolyn, ..

(male) Kaykan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kaylyn Sarai (K.S.), ..

How popular is Kaylyn?

Kaylyn is an uncommon first name for women. Kaylyn is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kaylyn was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #518 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is presently at #1270. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Kaylyn (#1270 in 2015) are Kayla (#115 in 2015), Kaelyn (#521), Kaylie (#551), Kaylin (#619), Kailyn (#658), Kaylynn (#744), Keyla (#807), Kaelynn (#939), Kaylen (#1195), Kayleen (#1328), Kaila (#1558), Kaylah (#1684), Cayla (#1731), Lynn, Kalynn, Kaelin, Kaela, Caylie, Kailah, Kalin, Kaylan, Kalyn and Kayle. Other variants, like Kaelene, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Kaylyn was common 2 decades ago (adoption of 1.6%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.4%, 77%), with forms like Cayla becoming somewhat outmoded. Kaelynn and Keyla are two of the more trendy birth names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaylyn, Cayla, Caylie, Kaela, Kaelin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kaila, Kailah, Kailyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalin, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kayla, Kaylah in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaylan, Kayle, Kayleen, Kaylen, Kaylie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaylin, Kaylynn, Keyla, Lynn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kaylyn is pronounced similarly to Caelan, Caelin, Caelyn, Cailin, Cailyn, Cailynn, Calen, Calin, Callan, Callen, Calyn, Calynn, Cayelin, Cayleen, Caylen, Caylin, Kaleen, Kalene, Kayelin, Kayelyn, Keelin, Keelyn, Kellan, Kellen and Kellyn. Other recommended names are Bayly, Carlyn, Catlyn, Daelyn, Darlyn, Fallyn, Gaylen (see Gayle), Jaclyn, Jaelyn, Jalyn, Jaylan, Jaylynn, Jazlyn, Kaitlyn, Kalana, Kalena, Kally, Kaloni, Kaly, Kamlyn, Kamryn, Karalyn, Karilyn, Karlin, Karly, Karlye, Karlyn, Karlyne, Karlynn, Karmyn, Karolyn, Karryn, Karyn, Katelyn, Kathlyn, Katilyn, Katlin, Katlynn, Kayann, Kaylea, Kaylee, Kaylei, Kayley, Kitlyn, Madlyn, Marlyn, Marylyn, Raelyn, Raylynn and Shaylyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kaylyn.

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