What does Lynn mean?
Variant of Flann. The surname is also possibly of Old English and Gaelic origin, meaning "lake", "waterfall" or "pool", and probably would have been given to a family living near such a body of water. Sometimes used as a diminutive of Linda (Spanish) "pretty". Used especially as a middle name and as a feminine beginning or ending in many name blends, such as Kaylyn and Lynlee. Actress Lynn Redgrave.
Lynn has 1 masculine form: Linn.Kreatif forms:
(female) Lann, Lyne, ..
(male) Lylyn, Lynie, ..
How popular is Lynn?
Lynn is a very popular first name for females (#166 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#847 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name statistics of Lynn for girls. Lynn reached its highest position of #67 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Lynn and corresponding names. Ashlynn (#323 in recent rankings), Bryn (#965), Brynn (#261), Evelyn (#16), Kalynn, Kaylyn (#1209), Linda (#615), Lindy, Linn, Lyn, Lynda, Lynell, Lynelle, Lynette, Lynnda, Lynne, Madeline (#89), Marilyn (#405) and Rosalyn (#985) are the prominent variation forms of Lynn appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Lynn reached the top of their popularity during 1940-1949 (average #1066) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1343, ▼82%), with forms like Lynda becoming less in vogue. Evelyn has historically been popular among parents, although Bryn seems to be gaining favor too.
Lynn▼ is alike in pronunciation to Laine, Lane, Layne, Lean, Leann▼, Leanne▼, Leeann▼, Lene, Leone▼, Leyanne, Liane, Liann, Lianne, Louann, Luane, Luann▼ and Luanne▼. Other suggested similar names are Ann▼, Dyann, Elynn, Erynn, Glynn, Gwynn, Jann, Jenn, Lana▲, Lani, Lanna, Lanny, Lena▼, Leni, Lenna▼, Leyna, Lina, Lind, Linna, Lona▼, Loni, Lonna, Lonni, Luna▲, Lyda▼, Lyla▲, Lyna, Lynah, Lyndi, Lynea, Lynnae, Lynnea, Lynnet, Lynzi, Lynzy, Lyra, Lys, Lysa, Lyse, Lyz, Lyza, Lyzz, Nann, Ryann▲, Rynn, Wynn and Yann. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lynn.