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What does Ashlin mean?

Ashlin Pronunciation of Ashlin [ash-lin] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Ashlin) is of Old English derivation, and the name Ashlin means "ash meadow". Ashlin is an alternate spelling of Ashley (Old English): surname and place name.

Associated with: old english, ash (tree), meadow.


Ashlin has 5 variants: Ashlan, Ashlen, Ashlinn, Ashlyn and Ashlynn.

9 more alternative forms via Ashley: Ash, Asheley, Ashelie, Ashely, Ashleigh, Ashli, Ashlie, Ashling and Ashly.

Creative forms:
(male) Ashlinna, ..

(female) Ashlinna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ashlin Josiah (A.J.), ..

How popular is Ashlin?

Ashlin is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#60557 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Ashlin (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Ash (#1614 from recent data) and Ashley. Other forms, like Ashlyn, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Ashlin reached its peak during 1980-1989 (average #1178) and has become much diminished since, with the form Ashley becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ash, Ashley in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aarin, Absolon, Acelin, Acilino, Adlin, Adulio, Agilan, Ahlois, Ahran, Ahren, Ailin, Akilino (see Aquila), Albin, Aldin, Aldrin, Alen, Alia, Alik, Alin, Alix, Allin, Allon, Alpin, Alun, Alwin, Anslie, Antin, Ardin, Arin, Arlan, Arlen, Arlin, Arllen, Arrlen, Arvin, Ashbie (see Ashby), Ashby, Asher, Ashtin, Ashton, Ashtun, Ashwin, Aslan, Aswin, Aswinn (see Aswin), Athan, Berlin, Cailin, Colin, Deylin, Edelin, Edlin, Evelin, Galin, Garlin, Gaylin, Glin, Jaylin, Joslin, Kaelin, Katlin, Malin, Mallin, Marlin, Maslin, Masslin, Mellin, Merlin, Nalin, Ossin, Paulin, Roslin, Rushkin, Talin and Tallin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ashlin.

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