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What does Adelyn mean?

Adelyn Pronunciation of Adelyn as a name for girls is an Old German name, and Adelyn means "noble kind". Adelyn is an alternate spelling of Adelaide (Old German): from adal heid.


ASSOCIATED WITH noble, kind (gracious)


VARIANTS Edeline, Adelynn, Adeline, Adalynn, Adalyn, Adaline, Adalin

OTHER FORMS VIA ADELAIDE Adalena, Addey, Addy, Adel, Adela, Adelade, Adelais, Adele, Adelei, Adelia, Adelice, Adelina, Adelis, Adell, Adella, Adelle, Adey, Ady



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How popular is Adelyn?

Adelyn is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Adelyn is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Adelyn entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top position of #193 in the U.S. in the year 2015, and is currently at #226. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Adeline (#78 VIA LATEST LIST), Adalynn (#108), Adalyn (#144), Adaline (#234), Adelaide (#298), Adelynn (#316), Adelina (#543), Adele (#898), Adela (#1229), Adel, Adelia, Adell, Adella and Adelle are the popular varying forms of Adelyn (#226) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Adey, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Adelyn was common among parents in 2016 (USAGE OF 0.9%) and has remained as conventional to this day (USAGE 0.8%, DOWN 8.2%). Adeline is more familiar than the rest, although Adelyn appears to be getting popular too, while forms such as Adelia are no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adelyn, Adaline, Adalyn, Adalynn, Adel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adela, Adelaide, Adele, Adelia, Adelina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adeline, Adell, Adella, Adelle, Adelynn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Adelyn is alike in pronunciation to Adalene, Addilyn, Addilynn, Adilene, Edelynn and Odeline. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adalina, Adeen, Adelfa, Adelie, Adelind, Adelinda, Adelinde, Adellyna, Adelma, Adelyna, Adelyta (see Alida), Aden, Adline, Ailyn, Aislyn, Allyn, Amelya, Amelyna (see Amelia), Amelyne, Angelyn, Arely, Arlyn, Ashlyn, Avalyn, Avelyn, Ayslyn, Caelyn, Daelyn, Delyn, Edlyn, Emelyn, Evelyn, Jaelyn, Kaelyn, Keelyn, Madelyn, Raelyn and Suelyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adelyn.

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