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) with the suffix -in. 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 Ameer (E.A.), ..
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. Displayed below is an analysis of the ranking of the boy name Edlin and affiliated 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.