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Lynley (girl)

What does Lynley mean?

Lynley Pronunciation of Lynley [lyn-ley] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Lynley) has the meaning "ruddy-complected". Lynley is an alternate spelling of Lynn (English, Irish, Gaelic): form of Flann.


Lynley has 1 variant: Lynlee.

9 more alternative forms via Lynn: Lyn, Lynae, Lyndel, Lyndell, Lynell, Lynelle, Lynna, Lynne and Lynnett.

Creative forms:
(female) Lanley, Lyrley, ..

(male) Lynleo, Lynlo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lynley Heidy (L.H.), ..

How popular is Lynley?

Lynley is an uncommon first name for females. Lynley is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Lyn, Lynell, Lynelle, Lynlee (#1904 a year ago), Lynn and Lynne are the prominent varying forms of Lynley (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Lynae, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Lynley was well-received among parents during the years 1950-1959 (average #995) and is now much diminished, with forms like Lynne becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lyn, Lynell, Lynelle, Lynlee, Lynn, Lynne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lynley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adley, Ainsley, Alley, Arley, Aynsley, Caley, Cayley, Conney, Cydney, Deney, Dolley, Eiley, Emiley, Fancey, Haeley, Honey, Janey, Kaeley, Kahley, Kaley, Kayley, Kealey, Keeley, Kiley, Kyley, Ladey, Lally, Lane, Lanet, Laney, Langlea (see Langley), Langley, Lanie, Lassey, Layne, Layney, Leelee, Lesley, Lezlee, Lezley, Lilley, Linden, Lindey, Linsey, Linzee, Lonie, Lydie, Lylah, Lyna, Lynde, Lyndee, Lyndsay, Lyndsey, Lyndy, Lynea, Lynnea, Lynnet, Lynnsey, Lynnzey, Lynsey, Lynzee, Lynzey, Lynzy, Nanney, Pansey, Penney, Polley, Rayney, Riley, Ripley, Ryley, Salley, Sydney, Taney and Yolley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lynley.