Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Alleyn (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000 are Alan (#167 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Allen (#349), Allan (#656), Allyn, Allie, Alen and Alain. Other variants, like Alann, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Alleyn was common among parents 7 decades ago (MEDIAN #975) and is now much diminished (#1310, ▼72.9%), with forms such as Allen becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)
Alleyn is alike in pronunciation to Ailwyn, Aloin, Aluin, Alwin, Alwyn, Alwynn, Aylwin, Eilean, Eilwyn, Elwyn, Olen▼, Olyn, Walwyn and Welwyn. Other recommended names are Adley, Alben, Albern, Albyn, Alden▲, Aldwyn, Alem, Alfey, Algey, Allcen, Allerd (see Ellard), Allex, Allson, Allton, Alten, Alven, Alvern, Alvyn, Arlen▼, Arlenn, Arley, Arllen, Arlyn, Atley and Olley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alleyn.See names in meaning and etymology.