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 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).
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).