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What does Alin mean?

Alin Pronunciation of Alin [alin] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and Alin means "precious". Alin is a version of Alan (Old German): from Adal.


Alin has 17 variants: Ailean, Ailin, Alain, Alann, Alen, Allain, Allan, Allayne, Allen, Alleyn, Alleyne, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Alon, Alun and Alyn.

6 more relations via Alan: Al, Alair, Aland, Alano, Alley and Allie.

Creative forms:
(male) Almin, Asin, ..

(female) Alil, Alind, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alin Cian (A.C.), ..

How popular is Alin?

Alin is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#112365 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Alan (#167 from recent data), Allen (#349), Allan (#656), Allie, Allyn, Alen, Alain and Al are the popular related forms of Alin (not in Top 2000). Other variants, like Alann, are seldom used. These relations of Alin were favored as birth names 7 decades ago (average #905) and are now much less common (#1396, 73%), with versions such as Allie becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Alain, Alan, Alen, Allan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allen, Allie, Allyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alin is pronounced similarly to Ailwyn, Aloin, Aluin, Alwin, Alwine, Alwynn, Aylwin, Eilan, Eilian, Eilon, Elan, Elian, Elon, Elwin, Elwinn, Elwyn, Ilan, Ilon, Olen, Olin, Olyn, Walwin, Waylin, Weylin and Wylan. Other recommended names are Acie, Adan, Adin, Adlin, Albin, Aldin, Aldis, Aldo, Aldon, Alek, Alem, Alfio, Alfo, Alga, Ali, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alison, Alix, Alois, Alpin, Aluino, Alvie, Alvin, Amein, Amid, Amin, Amyn, Aran, Arik, Arin, Ario, Arlin, Arrin, Aubin, Avia, Aydin, Colin, Evin, Fain, Fin, Flin, Glin, Klein, Lin, Nalin, Odin, Pain and Win. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alin.

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