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Meaning and name origin

Shaylyn \sha(yl)-yn\ as a girl's name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shaylyn is "from the fairy palace; admirable". Shaylyn is a variant of Shayla (Gaelic): a variant of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic) "blind". Also a variant of Shea (Gaelic): also possibly (Irish, Gaelic) "from the fairy fort".


Shaylyn has 7 variant forms: Shae-lyn, Shailyn, Shayleen, Shaylene, Shaylynn, Shaylynne, Shealynn.


Shaylyn is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Shaylyn for girls. Shaylyn reached its highest rank of #88 in Canada in 2001. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Shaylyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Shayla (#746), Shea, Shaylyn, Shaylene and Shailyn. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shayla, Shea in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shailyn, Shayla, Shaylene, Shaylyn, Shea outside U.S.

Similar Names

Shaylyn is also pronounced similarly to Shalynn. Another suggested similar baby name is Sharlyn. Like Shaylyn, these names are not commonly used.