What does Edlin mean?
Edlin [edlin] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Edlin) has its roots in Old German and Old English, and Edlin means "noble; wealthy friend". Edlin is an alternate spelling of Edel (Old German). Edlin is also a derivative of Edwin (Old English).
Edlin has 1 variant: Adlin.Creative forms:
(male) Ealin, Edling, ..
(female) Edlina, Edlini, .. Middle name pairings:
Edlin Dariel (E.D.), ..
How popular is Edlin?
Edlin is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#19687 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Ed, Eddie (#668 via latest list), Eddy (#1433), Edvin and Edwin (#311) are the popular varying forms of Edlin (not ranked). These forms of Edlin were at the peak of their popularity a century ago (average #729) and are now much less widespread (#1282, down 87.9%), with versions like Ed becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Adin, Adrin, Ailin, Alin, Allin, Arlin, Colin, Eadin, Edan, Eden▲, Edik, Edin, Edmon, Ednan, Edon, Edrian, Edric, Edrik, Edson, Edun, Edyn, Eelia, Eilan, Eilgin, Eilian, Eilif, Eilon, Elan, Eldin, Eldwin, Elgin, Eli▲, Elia, Elian, Elie, Elis, Eliu, Eljin, Elli, Ellis, Elon, Elvin▼, Elwin▼, Emlen, Emlin, Emlyn, Eoin, Erin▼, Erlie, Erling, Ermin, Ernin, Ervin▼, Erwin▼, Evelin, Evin, Ewin, Flin, Galin, Glin, Jalin, Kalin, Malin, Nalin, Nolin, Odin▲, Olin▼, Orlin and Talin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Edlin.See names in meaning and etymology.