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Girl Names Ending with -in

In ending baby names and what they mean, with 168 results. -in names are used more often as masculine names. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (USAGE OF 1.7%) and have become much less popular since (USAGE 0.2%, 86%), with names such as Yazmin becoming somewhat outmoded. Aylin (#479) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list, while Main (TOP 2%) and Ardoin (5%) are popular -in surnames. Here is the list of -in names for boys.

-in names

Adalin - Cailin | Cain - Celestin | Charalin - Derrin | Devin - Ethlin | Evalin - Kaitlin | Kalin - Laurin | .. - .. | Terrin - Zin

Adalin - Cailin

Form of Adelaide. Stems fr. Old German word. "Noble kind." Adelin is a moderately common birth name. See also Adelind.

Based on Hebrew element. "Delicate and slender." Adin (TOP 97%), like Aydin (TOP 26%), Abdin (52%), is a common -din suffix surname. Cross-gender use.

Aibhlin, var. Aibhilin
Derivative of Irish, Gaelic word. Aibhlín is a variant of .. Aibhan and Aibhlie are creative variations.

Var. of Aileen. Based on Norman element. Scottish variant of Eileen, which possibly .. Rare. Aillin, like Aibhilin, Ayslin, has the -lin ending. See also Allina.

Eilin, Aillin2
Var. of Eileen. One of two anglicized forms of .. Unique. Aillin and Eilin are not listed in the US Census.

Var. of Aislinn. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Dream, vision." Aislin is not in the Top 2000. See also Aillin.

Var. of Almarine. Derivative of Old German language. "Work ruler." Rare as a girls' name. See also Almeria.

Form of Arden. Source fr. Latin. "Great forest." Compare last names Arden, Ardon. Unisex name.


Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic, Hebrew languages. "Ireland; mountain of strength." Gender-neutral name. Arin is an unconventional women's name, appearing often (TOP 86%) as a surname.

Ashlynn and variants

Ayslin, Ashlin
Forms of Ashlynn. From Irish, Gaelic word. "Dream." Ashlin and Ayslin are uncommonly used feminine names, and Ashlin exists frequently (UPPER 40%) as a last name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -in names: Arin, Ashlin, Austin, Aylin, Cailin, Caylin


Form of Austine. Root fr. French, Latin elements. "Great, magnificent." Austin became less trendy last year, dropping -66 rankings as a baby name to reach #1649. Cross-gender use.


From Turkish element. "Moon halo." Aylin has surged in prominence since 1880-1889. See also Kylin.

Var. of Barbara. Origin fr. Latin element. "Foreign woman." Seldom used as a children's name.

Form of Bernadette. Derived fr. French, Old German elements. "Strong, brave bear." Outside Top 2000.

Anglicized form of the Gaelic name .. Bevin was not among 2018's Top names. Gender-neutral name.

Form of Bonnie. Origin fr. Scottish language. "Fine, attractive, pretty." Bonnin is seldom used as a girls' name.

Form of Brandy. From English word. The name of the distilled wine .. Gender-neutral name. Not in Top 2000.

Brittlin, Brittin
Var. of Brittany. Stems fr. Latin. "From Brittany or Britain." Outside Top 2000.

Var. of Bronwyn. Derivative of Welsh element. "Fair, blessed breast." Scarcely used as a girls' name. See also Branwen.

Cailin and variants

Cailin, var. Caylin
Derivative of Gaelic. "Girl." Less widespread today. Caylin was the variation last appearing (2012) in the Top 2000.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -in names for girls.

1. Adalin - Cailin
Adelaide [Adalin], Adin, Aibhlin [Aibhilin], Aileen [Aillin], Eileen [Eilin, ..], Aislinn [Aislin], Almarine [Almerin], Arden [Ardin], Arin, Ashlynn [Ayslin, ..], Austine [Austin], Aylin, Barbara [Baibin], Bernadette [Bernadin], Bevin, Bonnie [Bonnin], Brandy [Brandin], Brittany [Brittlin, ..], Bronwyn [Bronwin], Cailin [Caylin]

Ceinwen [Cain], Caitlin [Kayelin, ..], Katherine [Yekaterin, ..], Catherine [Yekaterin, ..], Caitrin, Cameron [Kamerin, ..], Cara [Caralin], Caroline [Karolin, ..], Carden [Cardin], Caron [Carin], Karen [Kerrin, ..], Carina [Carin], Carol [Sharmain, ..], Carlin, Carla [Carlin], Carmen [Karmin, ..], Cathleen [Catlin], Catrin, Catriona [Catrin], Celeste [Celestin]

Cherilyn [Sherylin, ..], Sharon [Sharrin, ..], Charlotte [Sharmain, ..], Charmaine [Sharmain, ..], Charmian [Charmin, ..], Chastity [Chastin], Sheryl [Sheralin, ..], Concepcion [Chiquin], Chiquita [Chiquin], Christina [Kristin, ..], Crystal [Krystalin, ..], Christen [Cristin, ..], Cora [Coralin], Corinna [Corrin, ..], Corin [Korin, ..], Corinne [Korrin, ..], Christine [Kristin, ..], Daryl [Darylin, ..], Delphine [Delfin], Deryn [Derrin]

Devon [Devin], Devin [Devvin], Dusty [Dustin], Eden [Edin, ..], Egelina [Eaglin], Edlyn [Edlin], Eibhlin [Eibhilin, ..], Einin, Elaine [Elain], Elen [Elin], Elin, Ellen [Ellin, ..], Eleanor [Ellin], Helen [Ellin], Emeline [Emylin], Erin [Terin, ..], Ermine [Ermin], Etain [Eadaoin], Ethel [Ethlin, ..], Ethelinda [Ethlin]

Evelyn [Evlin, ..], Evlin, Farren [Farrin, ..], Geraldine [Gearoidin], Germaine [Jermain, ..], Gudrun [Gudrin], Gwendolen [Win, ..], Gwyn [Gwin], Jacqueline [Jaquelin, ..], Jay [Jalin], Jasmine [Yasmin, ..], Jocelyn [Joycelin, ..], Jessica [Jessalin], Jin, Joelle [Joellin, ..], Jolene [Jolin], Jordan [Jordin, ..], Kate [Kaitlin], Kaitlin [Kathlin, ..], Kathleen [Katlin, ..]

Caoilainn [Keelin, ..], Kameron [Kamrin], Karin, Karina [Karin], Karleen [Karlin], Carlene [Karlin], Katelyn [Katlin, ..], Katrina [Katrin], Kaylin [Kalin, ..], Kayla [Kaylin], Kay [Kaylin], Kirsten [Kyrstin, ..], Kerry [Kerrin], Kerrin [Kerin], Khristina [Khristin], Kristen [Krystin, ..], Kimberly [Kimberlin], Korina [Korrin], Kylie [Kylin], Lauren [Lorrin, ..]

Linda [Lin], Lynn [Lin], Lin, Lorraine [Lorain], Loren [Lorrin, ..], Madeline [Maighdlin, ..], Mairin [Marin], Mandoline [Mandolin, ..], Marilyn [Marylin, ..], Mary [Marylin, ..], Marin [Marrin], Marlen [Marlin], Marlene [Marlin], Marlin [Marrlin], Michaela [Michalin], Mina [Min], Minna [Min], Wilhelmina [Min], Morgan [Morgin], Nelly [Nellwin]

Nolan [Nolin], Olwen [Olwin], Pamela [Pamelin], Perri [Perrin], Perrin, Quinn [Quin], Rainbow [Rain], Roberta [Robin], Robin [Robbin], Rosalyn [Rosalin], Rose [Rosalin], Rosalind [Rozelin, ..], Satin, Shannon [Shannin], Taliesin [Talliesin, ..], Tamsin [Tamzin, ..], Taryn [Tarin], Tasmine [Tasmin], Tayla [Taylin], Teagin

Terena [Terrin], Terry [Terrin], Thomasina [Thomasin], Trista [Trystin, ..], Guinevere [Win], Wynne [Win], Yasmin [Yazmin, ..], Zin

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