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pinWhat does Lynn mean?

Lynn /lynn/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Lynn) is pronounced lin. It is of English, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Lynn is "ruddy-complected".

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 17 variants: Lin, Linell, Linn, Linnell, Lyn, Lynae, Lyndel, Lyndell, Lynell, Lynelle, Lynette, Lynlee, Lynley, Lynna, Lynne, Lynnelle and Lynnett.

Affiliated girl names: Ashlynn, Brandilyn, Bryn, Brynn, Evelyn, Mandoline, Marilyn, Marlin, Rosalyn, Zolynn and Madeline.

Lynn has 8 more related forms via Kaylyn, Linda: Kalynn, Lindi, Lindy, Lynda, Lynde, Lyndy, Lynnda and Lynndie.

Lynn has 1 masculine form: Linn.

Kreatif forms: Lulynn, Lynnbo, Lynnlu. [more]

pinHow 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 was first listed in 1900-1909 and 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lynn name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Lynn and corresponding names. Ashlynn (#323 in recent rankings), Bryn (#965), Brynn (#261), Evelyn (#16), Kaylyn, Linda (#615), Lindy, Linn, Lyn, Lynda, Lynette, Lynne, Madeline (#89), Marilyn (#405) and Rosalyn (#985) are the prominent variation forms of Lynn appearing in the Top 1000. These relations of Lynn reached the top of their popularity during 1950-1959 (average #503) and are somewhat less conventional today (#728, 45%), with forms like Kaylyn, Linda, Lynette, Lynn and Lynne falling out of style. Evelyn has historically been popular among parents, although Brynn seems to be gaining favor too.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lynn, Ashlynn, Bryn, Brynn, Evelyn in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaylyn, Linda, Lindy, Lyn, Lynda in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lynette, Lynne, Madeline, Marilyn, Rosalyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Evelyn, Linda, Linn, Madeline outside U.S.

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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 baby 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.