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Meaning and name origin

Allyn \a-ll-yn\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Allyn), is of Old German and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Allyn is "precious". Allyn is a variant of Alan (Old German): from Adal. Also a variant of Allen (Gaelic): variant of Alan (Old German) "precious".


Allyn has 16 variant forms: Ailean, Ailin, Alain, Alann, Alen, Alin, Allain, Allan, Allayne, Alleyn, Alleyne, Allin, Allon, Alon, Alun, Alyn.


Allyn is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#19841 out of 88799, Top 22%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Allyn for boys. Allyn reached its highest rank of #868 in the U.S. in 1940-1949. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Allyn name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Allyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alan (#170), Allen (#367), Allan (#720) and Allyn. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alan, Allan, Allen, Allyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alan, Allan, Allen outside U.S.

Similar Names

Allyn is also pronounced similarly to Ailwyn, Aloin, Aluin, Alwin, Alwyn, Alwynn, Elwyn and Olyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Albyn, Alvyn and Arlyn. Like Allyn, these names are not commonly used.