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What does Galyn mean?

Galyn Pronunciation of Galyn [galyn] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Galyn is "calm". Galyn is a variant form of Galen (Greek): from GalÍnus.

Associated with: greek, calm (peace).


Galyn has 7 variants: Gaelan, Galan, Galin, Gaylen, Gaylin, Gaylinn and Gaylon.

7 more related forms via Galen: Gaillen, Galeno, Jalen, Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen and Jaylon.

Creative forms:
(male) Galean, Goolyn, ..

(female) Galian, Gayn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Galyn Efrain (G.E.), ..

How popular is Galyn?

Galyn is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Galyn is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Galyn (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Galen, Gaylen, Gaylon, Jalen (#589 from recent data), Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen (#345) and Jaylon (#1137). Other forms, like Gaylin, are uncommon. These forms of Galyn were at the peak of their popularity 15 years ago (average #1009) and have become significantly less popular since (#1508, 72%), with forms such as Jalen becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Galen, Gaylen, Gaylon, Jalen, Jalin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jalon, Jaylen, Jaylon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Galyn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Galyn is pronounced similarly to Gilean, Gilian, Gillan, Gillen, Gillon, Gilon, Gullan and Gwillyn. Other recommended names are Aaryn, Allyn, Alyn, Arlyn, Cadyn, Colyn, Dalwyn, Dalyn, Daryn, Davyn, Emlyn, Flyn, Gaby, Gahan, Gal, Gale, Galil, Gall, Gallo, Galo, Galt, Galten, Galton, Galvan, Galven, Galvin, Galvon, Gamlin, Garan, Garen, Garin, Garlan, Garlen, Garlin, Garlyn, Garon, Garvyn, Garwyn, Gary, Gavan, Gaven, Gavin, Gavyn, Gavynn, Gawan, Gawayn, Gay, Gayne, Glen, Glin, Glyn, Glynn, Gutyn, Gwayn, Gwyn, Hamlyn, Harlyn, Jaryn, Kadyn, Kalvyn, Malvyn (see Malvin), Nolyn, Olyn, Walwyn and Wayn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Galyn.

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