What does Flynn mean?
Flynn [fly-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 has 2 more different relations via Flann: Flainn and Flannan.Creative forms:
(male) Flyfin, Flyton, ..
(female) Flyna, Flynnie, .. Middle name pairings:
Flynn Cedar (F.C.), ..
How popular is Flynn?
Flynn is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#487 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Flynn for boys. Flynn entered the list in 2003 and reached its peak position of #659 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is presently at #694. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Alann, Alwynn, Elwynn, Emlynn, Ewynn, Fenn, Finn▲, Fionn, Flint, Flynt, Frann, Fynn, Glenn▼, Glinn, Glynn, Gwynn, Lynn▼, Owynn and Wynn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Flynn.See names in meaning and etymology.