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What does Calyn mean?

Calyn Pronunciation of Calyn as a name for girls. The name Calyn means "pure". Calyn is an alternate form of Caitlin (Old French, Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH pure (virgin)


VARIANTS Kayelyn, Kayelin, Caylyn, Caylin, Caylen, Cayelin, Calynn, Calin, Calen, Cailynn, Cailyn, Cailene, Cailen, Caelyn, Caelin

RELATIONS VIA CAITLIN Caetlin, Cait, Caiti, Caitlan, Caitlen, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Caity, Catelan, Catelyn, Catelynn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Kaitlyn, Katelyn

(female) Celyn, ..

(male) Cacon, ..

Calyn Etta (C.E.), ..

How popular is Calyn?

Calyn is a rare first name for women. Calyn is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Calyn (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Caelyn, Cailyn, Caitlan, Caitlin (#1360 VIA LATEST LIST), Caitlyn (#1164), Caitlynn, Catelyn, Catlin, Caylin, Kaitlyn (#387) and Katelyn (#501). Other forms, like Caylyn, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Calyn reached its peak 2 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 1.19%) and has become significantly reduced since (ADOPTION 0.11%, 91.2% LESS), with versions such as Cailyn becoming less in vogue. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caelyn, Cailyn, Caitlan, Caitlin, Caitlyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caitlynn, Catelyn, Catlin, Caylin, Kaitlyn, Katelyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Caitlyn, Kaitlyn, Katelyn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Calyn is alike in pronunciation to Caelan, Caileen, Cailin, Caleen, Callan, Callen, Cauline, Cayleen, Coleen, Colene, Kaelyn, Kailin, Kailyn, Kalan, Kalen, Kalene, Kalin, Kallan, Kalyn, Kaylan, Kaylen, Kaylynn, Keelyn, Kylen and Kylin. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ailyn, Arlyn, Avalyn, Cadye, Cain, Cali, Calina, Camryn, Caralyn, Caren, Carin, Carlan, Carlen, Carlin, Carly, Carlyn, Carlyne, Carlynn, Caron, Carryn, Cary, Caryl, Caryn, Carynn, Carys, Casen, Cason, Casy, Cay, Caye, Celyna, Chalon, Charlyn, Coralyn, Coryn, Cyn, Daryn, Delyn, Elyn, Evalyn, Evlyn, Jadyn, Jaelyn, Jalyn, Jazlyn, Jolyn, Karyn, Marlyn, Tamlyn and Valyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Calyn.

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