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What does Lin mean?

Lin Pronunciation of Lin as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Lin) is pronounced lin. It is of Chinese and English origin. Family name in Chinese. In English, short form for names like Linden and Linette. Also form of Linda. Also form of Lynn.

ASSOCIATED WITH Li-

Variations

RELATIONS VIA LINDEN, LINETTE Lindon, Linet, Linnet

CREATIVE FORMS
(female)

(male)


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Lin Emily (L.E.), ..

How popular is Lin?

Lin is a very prominent first name for females (#1923 out of 4276, Top 45%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#624 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Linda (#670 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Lynn and Linette are the popular alternative forms of Lin (UNLISTED). These relations of Lin reached the apex of their popularity in the 1940s (USAGE OF 5.3%) and are now significantly less widespread. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)



Top 2000 baby names ranking of Linda, Linette, Lynn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lin is pronounced similarly to Laine, Lane, Layne, Lean, Leann, Lene, Leoine, Leone, Liahne, Liane, Liann, Lianne, Linn, Luane, Luann, Lyn, Lynn and Lynne. Other recommended sound-alike names are Jin, Lia, Lib, Lil, Lina, Lind, Lis, Liv, Liz, Min, Win and Zin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lin.


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