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Girl Names Ending with -yn

Yn ending baby names and what they mean, with 218 results. -yn names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity in 2011 (ADOPTION OF 3.2%) and are almost as common today (ADOPTION 2.5%, DOWN 21.8%), but with names like Katheryn becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable baby names among these are Addilyn (#359), Raelyn (#327), Adalyn (#144), Roselyn (#649) and Rosalyn (#868), while Buntyn (TOP 28%) and Rusyn (100%) are familiar -yn surnames. Here is the list of -yn names for boys.

-yn names

Adalyn - Beryn | Bevlyn - Caitlyn | Cameryn - Christalyn | Christyn - Edyn | Ellyn - Glyn | Gwendalyn - Jennilyn | .. - .. | Sherilyn - Zefiryn

Adalyn - Beryn

Adelaide and variants

Adelyn, Adalyn1
Var. of Adelaide. Derivative of Old German language. "Noble kind." Adelyne is also a marginally favored birth name.

Adeline and variants

Addilyn, Adalyn2
Var. of Adeline. Derivative of Old German language. "Noble." Adilyn and Aldilyn are creative variations.


Var. of Addison. Derived fr. Old English element. "Son of Adam." Listed in Top 2000. See also Addilyn.


Form of Aileen. Derivative of Norman word. Scottish variant of Eileen, which possibly .. Prevalent, with the androgynous-sounding -lyn ending for Ailyn, like Addilyn. See also Arlyn.


Var. of Aislinn. Derivative of Irish, Gaelic language. "Dream, vision." Rare. Aislyn, similar to Angelyn, ends with the common androgynous -lyn. See also Ayslyn.


Var. of Alaine. Derived fr. Old German language. "Precious." Also used for boys. Uncommon. Allyn (compare Ayslyn, Adalyn) ends with -lyn.

Var. of Alana. Root fr. Old German, Hawaiian languages. "Precious; awakening." Uncommon. Allyn (compare Aislyn, Arlyn) has the -lyn suffix. Gender-neutral name.

Var. of Angela. Root fr. Greek word. "Messenger; angel, messenger of God." Uncommon, with the -lyn ending for Angelyn, like Addilyn, Ailyn. See also Angelea.

Var. of Anwen. Source fr. Welsh word. "Very fair." Not Top 2000 name.

Var. of Arianwen. Origin fr. Welsh word. "White, holy silver." Not in Top 2000.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -yn names: Adalyn, Addilyn, Addisyn, Adelyn, Ailyn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -yn names: Aislyn, Allyn, Arlyn, Aryn, Ashlyn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -yn names: Ashtyn, Austyn, Avalyn, Eryn, Taryn


Var. of Arlene. .. Possibly feminine form of Arlen, from .. Cross-gender use. Unusual, with the -lyn ending for Arlyn, like Addilyn, Aislyn.

Form of Arlinda. Origin fr. American word. Combination of Arlene and Linda. Unique. Arlyn, similar to Adelyn, uses the androgynous -lyn ending. Gender-neutral name.

Var. of Arwen. Derivative of Welsh language. "Muse." Gender-neutral name. Not Top 2000 name.

Erin and variants

Taryn, Eryn, Eiryn, Aryn
Forms of Erin. Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Ireland." Listed in Top 2000.

Ashlynn and variants

Ayslyn, Ashlyn
Var. of Ashlynn. Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Dream." Listed in Top 2000.


Var. of Ashton. Origin fr. Old English. "Ash tree town." Ranked in Top 2000. See also Aston.


Var. of Austine. Origin fr. French, Latin. "Great, magnificent." Listed in Top 2000. Gender-neutral name.

Ava and variants

Avelyn, Avalyn
Var. of Ava. Of uncertain origin, probably German .. Avalyn and Avelyn are rarely used as feminine names.

Form of Anne. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "He (God) has favored me." Not Top 2000 name. See also Aryn.

Form of Beryl. Source fr. Greek. "Light green semiprecious gemstone." Outside Top 2000. See also Bryna.

Quick Reference

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

1. Adalyn - Beryn
Adelaide [Adelyn, ..], Adeline [Addilyn, ..], Addison [Addisyn], Aileen [Ailyn], Aislinn [Aislyn], Alaine [Allyn], Alana [Allyn], Angela [Angelyn], Anwen [Anwyn], Arianwen [Arianwyn], Arlene [Arlyn], Arlinda [Arlyn], Arwen [Arwyn], Erin [Taryn, ..], Ashlynn [Ayslyn, ..], Ashton [Ashtyn], Austine [Austyn], Ava [Avelyn, ..], Anne [Ayn], Beryl [Beryn]

Beverly [Bevlyn], Blodwen [Blodwyn], Bradyn, Brandy [Brandyn, ..], Brandilyn [Brandylyn, ..], Breanna [Breelyn], Brenda [Brendolyn], Brenna [Brenyn], Brittany [Brityn], Brogan [Brogyn], Bronwyn, Brooke [Brooklyn], Brina [Bryn], Brianna [Bryn], Bryn, Brynn [Bryn], Cailin [Cailyn, ..], Caitlin [Kayelyn, ..], Caoilainn [Caelyn], Kaitlin [Kathlyn, ..]

Cameron [Kamryn, ..], Caroline [Karolyn, ..], Cara [Caralyn], Carol [Cherlyn, ..], Carlene [Karlyn, ..], Carla [Carlyn], Carolyn [Karolyn], Karen [Taryn, ..], Katherine [Kathryn, ..], Catherine [Kathryn, ..], Cecilia [Cecelyn], Ceridwen [Cerridwyn, ..], Charla [Charlyn], Charlene [Charlyn], Charmaine [Sharmyn, ..], Sheryl [Sherilyn, ..], Cherilyn [Sherylyn, ..], Cheryl [Cherylyn, ..], Charlotte [Cherlyn], Crystal [Kristalyn, ..]

Christen [Cristyn, ..], Clementine [Clementyn], Coral [Coralyn], Cora [Coralyn], Corinna [Coryn, ..], Courtney [Courtlyn], Cynthia [Cyn], Dale [Daelyn], Darlene [Darlyn], Daryl [Darylyn, ..], Daryn, De- [Delyn], Deryn [Derhyn], Devin [Devyn], Devon [Devyn], Donna [Donnalyn], Dora [Doralyn], Doreen [Doreyn], Edlyn, Eden [Edyn]

Eleanor [Elyn, ..], Helen [Ellyn], Ellen [Elyn, ..], Emeline [Emmalyn, ..], Emily [Emmalyn, ..], Emma [Emmelyn, ..], Emmeline [Emmalyn], Ethel [Ethlyn, ..], Eurfron [Eurfyn], Eurwen [Eurwyn], Evangeline [Evangelyn], Evelyn [Evlyn, ..], Eve [Evlyn, ..], Fallon [Fallyn], Farren [Ferryn, ..], Gemma [Gemmalyn], Geraldine [Gerrilyn, ..], Geri [Gerrilyn, ..], Germaine [Jermayn, ..], Glenna [Glyn]

Gwendolen [Gwyndolyn, ..], Gwyneth [Gwyn], Gwen [Gwyn], Guinevere [Gwyn], Gwyn, Harolyn, Ivy [Ivalyn], Jacqueline [Jaquelyn, ..], Jacey [Jacelyn], Jaclyn [Jaklyn, ..], Jacquelyn [Jaclyn, ..], Jade [Jadyn, ..], Jae [Jaelyn], Ja- [Jalyn], Jamie [Jamilyn], Jana [Janalyn], Jasmine [Jessamyn, ..], Jazzlyn [Jazzalyn, ..], Jenna [Jennalyn], Jenny [Jennilyn]

Jeralyn [Jerrilyn, ..], Jessie [Jesslyn, ..], Jessica [Jessamyn, ..], Jewel [Jewelyn], Jocelyn [Jozlyn, ..], Joelle [Joellyn], Jolene [Jolyn], Jo [Jolyn], Johnna [Jonalyn], Jordan [Jordyn], Joyce [Joycelyn], Jean [Jyn], Jyn, Kaylin [Kaylyn, ..], Kami [Kamlyn], Kameron [Kamryn], Kara [Karalyn], Karolina [Karolyn, ..], Karleen [Karlyn], Carmen [Karmyn]

Katelyn [Kitlyn, ..], Kathleen [Kathlyn, ..], Katie [Katilyn], Kayla [Kaylyn], Keely [Keelyn], Kellen [Kellyn], Kerry [Kerilyn], Kerrin [Keryn, ..], Kevina [Kevyn], Khristina [Khrystyn], Kimberly [Kimblyn, ..], Kirsten [Kristyn, ..], Kitty [Kitlyn], Corinne [Koryn], Korina [Koryn], Kristen [Krystyn, ..], Krystalyn [Kristalyn], Laura [Laralyn], Lauren [Loryn, ..], Lorelei [Lorilyn, ..]

Loren [Loryn, ..], Linda [Lyn], Lynn [Lyn], Madeline [Madlyn, ..], Madison [Madisyn], Mandoline [Mandolyn, ..], Marcella [Marcelyn], Marcia [Marcilyn], Marilyn [Marylyn, ..], Mary [Marilyn], Marlen [Marlyn], Marlene [Marlyn], Marlin [Marlyn], Marvell [Marvelyn], Marina [Maryn], Meryl [Merlyn], Merry [Merryn], Michal [Michaelyn], Morwenna [Morwyn], Nelly [Nellwyn]

Nicoline [Nicolyn], Olwen [Olwyn], Pamela [Pamelyn], Perrin [Perryn], Rae [Raelyn], Raven [Ravyn], Ryan [Riayn], Roberta [Robyn], Robin [Robyn], Rosalind [Rozelyn, ..], Rosalyn [Roslyn], Rose [Roslyn], Royale [Royalyn], Roza [Rozlyn, ..], Sarah [Saralyn], Shayla [Shaylyn, ..], Shannon [Shannyn], Sharlene [Sharlyn], Sharon [Sheryn, ..], Shea [Shaylyn]

Sherilyn, Sherry [Sherryn], Shirley [Shirlyn], Starla [Starlyn], Stetson [Stetcyn], Suellen [Suelyn], Tammy [Tamlyn, ..], Tamara [Tamryn], Tamsin [Tamsyn], Tara [Taralyn], Taryn [Teryn, ..], Tayla [Taylyn], Teryl [Terelyn, ..], Terry [Teryn, ..], Trista [Tristyn], Valentina [Valyn], Wynne [Wyn], Zephyr [Zefiryn]

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