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What does Alin mean?

Alin /alin/ as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and Alin means "precious". Alin is a version, with the suffix -in, 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.

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

Kreatif forms:
(male) Alinai, Almin, ..

(female) Alind, Alinia, ..

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)


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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Alin and related names. Alan (#170 from recent data), Allen (#367), Allan (#720), 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 6 decades ago (average #905) and are now much less common (#1407, 75%), with versions such as Allie becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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.