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Alyn

What does Alyn mean?

Alyn Pronunciation of Alyn [alyn] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the name Alyn means "precious". Alyn is a version of Alan (Old German): from Adal. See also Alun.

Variations

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

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

Creative forms:
(male) Abyn, Anyn, ..

(female) Alce, Alyni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alyn Titan (A.T.), ..

How popular is Alyn?

Alyn is a rare given name for men. Alyn is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Alyn (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Al, Alain, Alan (#167 from recent data), Alen, Allan (#656), Allen (#349), Allie and Allyn. Other forms, like Alann, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Alyn was well-received among parents 7 decades ago (median #905) and is now much diminished (#1396, down 73%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Alyn is alike in pronunciation to Ailwyn, Aloin, Aluin, Alwin, Alwine, Alwyn, Alwynn, Aylwin, Eilan, Eilon, Eilwyn, Elan, Elian, Elon, Elwin, Elwyn, Elwynn, Ilan, Ilon, Olen, Olin, Olyn, Walwyn, Welwyn and Wylan. Other recommended names are Adan, Aden, Adin, Adlin, Adon, Adya, Airyn, Alban, Alby, Albyn, Aldo, Aldon, Alem, Alf, Algy, Alia, Alic, Alik, Aloj, Alpin, Alto, Aluf, Alva, Alvan, Alvin, Alvyn, Alvys, Aly, Amon, Amyn, Aran, Aren, Arin, Arlan, Arlen, Arly, Arlyn, Aron, Arwyn, Aryo, Aryon, Asen, Aswyn, Colyn, Edyn, Evyn, Flyn, Glyn, Lyn and Wyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alyn.

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