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Meaning and name origin

Flynn \f-ly-nn\ as a boy's name is pronounced flin. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Flynn is "descendant of Flann". From Flann. Made popular by the flamboyant Australian actor Errol Flynn.


Flynn has 3 variant forms: Flin, Flinn and Flyn.


Flynn is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#520 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Flynn for boys. Flynn reached its highest rank of #659 in the U.S. in 2014 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Flynn name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Flynn is also pronounced similarly to Flainn. Other suggested similar baby names are Flynt, Fynn and Glynn. Like Flynn, these names are not commonly used.