What does Tamilyn mean?
Tamilyn /tam-i-lyn/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls is of English and Aramaic derivation, and the name Tamilyn means "twin". Tamilyn is a variant transcription of Tammy (English, Aramaic): short variant of Thomasina and Tamara. Compare last name Tamblin.
How popular is Tamilyn?
Tamilyn is an uncommon given name for females. Tamilyn is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Tamilyn and associated names. Tammy, Tammie, Tammi, Tamie and Tami are the prominent varying forms of Tamilyn (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000. Variants like Tammey are seldom used. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.6732%) and are now significantly less popular, with the forms Tami, Tammi, Tammie and Tammy becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Jamilyn. Like Tamilyn, this name is not commonly used.