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What does Gaylinn mean?

Gaylinn Pronunciation of Gaylinn [gaylinn] as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and Gaylinn means "calm". Gaylinn is an alternate spelling of Galen (Greek): from GalÍnus.

Associated with: greek, calm (peace).


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

5 more related forms via Galen: Gaillen, Galeno, Jalin, Jaylen and Jaylon.

Creative forms:
(male) Galinn, Gallinn, ..

(female) Gaygin, Gaylian, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gaylinn Truman (G.T.), ..

How popular is Gaylinn?

Gaylinn is an unusual first name for males. Gaylinn is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Gaylinn (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Galen, Gaylen, Gaylon, Jalin, Jaylen (#345 via latest list) and Jaylon (#1137). Other forms, like Gaylin, are uncommon. These forms of Gaylinn were popular with parents a decade ago (adoption of 0.1%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.1%, 55% less), with versions such as Jaylon becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Gaylinn is pronounced similarly to Gilian, Gillian and Gillion. Other recommended names are Chaplinn (see Chaplin), Daylin, Dylonn, Eadwinn, Faybionn, Flinn, Gaine, Gains, Galil, Gallton (see Galton), Gallven (see Galvin), Gallvin (see Galvin), Galten, Galton, Galvan, Galven, Galvin, Galvon, Gambling, Gamliel (see Gamaliel), Gamlin, Garin, Garion, Garlan, Garland, Garlen, Garlend, Garlin, Garlind, Garllan, Garlyn, Garmann, Garmin, Garrin, Garvin, Garwin, Garwynn (see Garvin), Gavin, Gavino, Gavynn, Gawain, Gawaine, Gayle, Gayler, Gaylor, Gaylord, Gayne, Gellion, Gladwinn (see Gladwin), Glenn, Glin, Glinn, Glynn, Godwinn, Guinn, Gwinn, Gwynn, Hadwinn, Harlenn, Harlynn, Jalenn, Jaylin, Jaylonn, Jayronn, Malvinn (see Malvin), Marlinn (see Marlon), Marlonn (see Marlon), Merlinn (see Merlin), Rankinn (see Rankin), Ravinn, Walwinn (see Walwyn) and Waylin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gaylinn.

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