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What does Shaylyn mean?

Shaylyn /shay-lyn/ as a name for girls. Shaylyn's name origin is Gaelic, and Shaylyn means "from the fairy palace; admirable". Shaylyn is a version of Shayla (Gaelic) with the suffix -n. Shaylyn is also a variant of Shea (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, fairy


Shaylyn has 7 variants: Shae-lyn, Shailyn, Shayleen, Shaylene, Shaylynn, Shaylynne and Shealynn.

Shaylyn has 8 more alternative forms via Shayla, Shea: Shaela, Shaelee, Shaila, Shay, Shayda, Shaye, Shaylah and Shaylee.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Shallyn, Shavlyn, ..

(male) Shaydan, Shayon, ..

How popular is Shaylyn?

Shaylyn is an uncommon given name for females. Shaylyn is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name history of Shaylyn for girls. Shaylyn entered the list in 1990 and reached its top position of #1706 in the U.S. in the year 1993, but is not listed currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shaylyn name in U.S.

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

Shayla (#746 in recent rankings), Shea (#1183), Shaylee (#1444), Shay (#1575), Shaye, Shaylynn and Shaila are the prominent related forms of Shaylyn appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Shaylyn was at its highest 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.09%) and is now much reduced (adoption 0.04%, 60%), with the version Shayla going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shaylyn, Shaila, Shay, Shaye, Shayla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shaylee, Shaylynn, Shea in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Shaylyn is pronounced similarly to Chalon, Shalane, Shalene and Shalynn. Other suggested similar names are Caylyn, Charlyn, Kaylyn, Shalana, Shalena, Shalina, Shalini, Shalom, Shannyn, Sharalyn, Sharelyn, Sharlan, Sharly, Sharlyn, Sharlyne, Sharmyn, Sharolyn, Sharyn, Shayan, Shaylla, Sherylyn, Shirlyn, Starlyn, Suelyn and Taylyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shaylyn.