What does Edlin mean?
Edlin /ed-lin/ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Edlin). Edlin's roots are 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.Kreatif forms:
(male) Ealin, Edling, ..
(female) Edlina, Edlini, ..
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)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Edlin and affiliated names. Ed, Eddie (#590 via latest list), Eddy (#1269), Edvin and Edwin (#297) 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 (#1231, down 86.9%), with versions like Ed becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Suggested 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.