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What does Llewelyn mean?

Llewelyn Pronunciation of Llewelyn [llewe-lyn] as a name for boys has its root in Welsh, and the name Llewelyn means "like a lion". Llewelyn is an alternate form of Llewellyn (Welsh): like the Welsh name Lleu.



VARIANTS Llwewellin, Llewellen, Lewellyn, Lewellen



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How popular is Llewelyn?

Llewelyn is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#56246 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Llewelyn (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) is Llewellyn. Adoption of this form of Llewelyn was well-received among parents in the 1890s. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Llewellyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aldwyn, Alleyn, Allyn, Alwyn, Berlyn, Devlyn, Eldwyn, Elwyn, Evelyn, Glendyn, Heilyn, Ledell, Leedon, Leeland, Leeron, Lesean, Lesly, Levell, Levelle, Levern, Levey, Lewayne, Lewes, Lezly, Loewe, Loewy, Lowel, Lowell, Merlyn, Seweryn, Sterlyn and Verlyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Llewelyn.

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