What does Flynn mean?
Flynn \f-ly-nn\ as a boys' 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 is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#520 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Flynn for boys. Flynn entered the list in 2011 and reached its peak position of #659 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)