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Lyn meaning and name origin
Lyn \l-yn\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Lyn), has the meaning "pretty" and is a variant of Linda (Spanish): originally derived from "linde", a German name element referring to the lime tree. Also a variant of Lynn (English): variant of Flann (Irish, Gaelic) "ruddy-complected". See also Carolyn.
Lyn is also pronounced similarly to Lane, Layne and Lene. Other suggested similar baby names are Ayn, Cyn, Lana, Lani, Lena, Leyna, Lina, Lona, Loni, Luna, Lyna, Lynae, Lynah, Lynea, Lynna, Lys, Lyz and Wyn.
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Popularity of Lyn
Lyn is a very popular first name for females (#1170 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#26331 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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