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Lynn (boy)

What does Lynn mean?

Lynn Pronunciation of Lynn [lynn] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Lynn) is an Old English name. Lynn is a variant form of Linn (Old English).

Associated with: old english.

Variations

Lynn has 2 variants: Lin and Lyn.

1 more alternative form via Linn: Linnie.

11 feminine forms: Ashlynn, Brandilyn, Bryn, Brynn, Evelyn, Lynette, Mandoline, Marilyn, Marlin, Rosalyn and Zolynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Leynn, Lynie, ..

(female) Lylen, Lyne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lynn Keon (L.K.), ..

How popular is Lynn?

Lynn is a very prominent first name for men (#330 out of 1220, Top 27%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#847 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lynn reached its top rank of #154 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lynn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lynn outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Lynn listed in the Top 2000 are Lin, Linn, Linnie and Lyn. Usage of these forms of Lynn was at its most widespread in the 1940s (usage of 0.1%), but now, the form Lynn has become less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lynn, Lin, Linn, Linnie, Lyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lynn is alike in pronunciation to Laine, Lane, Layne, Len, Lenn, Leon, Leone, Lion, Lon, Lonn, Lonne, Lunn and Lyon. Other suggested similar names are Benn, Conn, Dann, Donn, Dunn, Eann, Ewynn, Fenn, Finn, Flynn, Fynn, Glynn, Gunn, Gwynn, Jonn, Kenn, Land, Lang, Lanny, Lenny, Linc, Lind, Link, Lino, Long, Lonny, Lorn, Lyam, Lyle, Lynden, Lyndon, Lynton, Lyons, Lyron, Mann, Owynn, Penn, Ronn, Vann, Vonn, Winn, Wynn, Yann and Zann. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lynn.


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