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What does Lynah mean?

Lynah Pronunciation of Lynah [ly-nah] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Lynah is "sun ray". Lynah is a version of Alina (Greek): Slavic transcription of Helen.

Associated with: greek, sun.


Lynah has 7 variants: Leena, Leenah, Lena, Lenah, Lina, Linah and Lyna.

4 more relations via Alina: Alenah, Allynah, Alyna and Alynah.

Creative forms:
(female) Launah, Linnah, ..

(male) Lylan, Lynahm, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lynah Kyndal (L.K.), ..

How popular is Lynah?

Lynah is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#110523 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Alina (#172 a year ago), Lena (#272), Lina (#857), Leena (#1259) and Alyna (#1716) are the prominent variation forms of Lynah (not ranked). These relations of Lynah reached the apex of their popularity a century ago (average #1283) and are somewhat less conventional today (#855, 45%), with the version Lena becoming somewhat outmoded. Lena is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Alina is currently more frequently used. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alina, Alyna, Leena, Lena, Lina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lena, Lina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lynah is pronounced similarly to Laina, Lana, Lanae, Lanna, Lannah, Leana, Leanah, Leannah, Lenae, Lenai, Leni, Lenna, Lenya, Leyna, Linea, Linnae, Lona, Loni, Lonie, Lonni, Luana, Luannah, Lynae, Lynna and Lynnae. Other suggested similar names are Agnah, Ainah, Amynah, Annah, Binah, Cyrah, Danah, Dinah, Dynah, Ednah, Ganah, Inah, Janah, Kylah, Kyrah, Laylah, Leah, Ledah, Lelah, Lidah, Lilah, Lorah, Lubah, Lyda, Lydah, Lyla, Lylah, Lyn, Lynda, Lynde, Lynn, Lynne, Lynzi, Lynzy, Lyra, Lysa, Lyubah, Lyza, Monah, Mykah, Myrah, Nonah, Nyah, Nylah, Oonah, Rinah, Tinah, Unah, Yonah and Zaynah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lynah.

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