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What does Elyn mean?

Elyn Pronunciation of Elyn as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Elyn is "other, foreign; sun ray". Elyn is a variant form of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Elyn is also a variant of Ellen (Greek).




VARIANTS Elynn, Elon, Ellyn, Ellon, Ellin, Ellene, Elleen, Ellan, Elin, Elene, Elen, Elan, Elaine, Eileen, Aline

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ELEANOR, ELLEN El, Elanor, Elena, Eleni, Elenor, Elenyi, Elinor, Ella, Elle, Ellena, Elli, Ellie, Ellina, Elly, Elna, Elora, Helen



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How popular is Elyn?

Elyn is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Elyn is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Elyn (NOT IN TOP 2000) are Ella (#15 VIA LATEST LIST), Eleanor (#32), Ellie (#37), Elena (#66), Elle (#380), Helen (#413), Elaine (#634), Eileen (#671), Elora (#724), Ellen (#770), Elin (#1186), Elinor (#1399), Elly (#1603), Eleni (#1726), Elenor, Elene, Ellena, Ellene, Elli, Ellyn, Elna and Aline. Other variants, like Elleen, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Elyn was widespread in the 1910s (MEDIAN #1058) and is now much less (#1166, 66.3% LESS USAGE). Ella is more widely used than the rest, although Elora seems to be gaining favor too, while versions such as Eileen have become less contemporary. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aline, Eileen, Elaine, Eleanor, Elena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elene, Eleni, Elenor, Elin, Elinor in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ella, Elle, Ellen, Ellena, Ellene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elli, Ellie, Elly, Ellyn, Elna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elora, Helen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elaine, Eleanor, Elena, Elin, Ella outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elle, Ellen, Ellie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elyn is pronounced similarly to Ailyn, Aislyn, Alane, Alayne, Aleen, Allyne, Allynn, Alwyne, Alyne, Alynne, Eilin, Eilwen, Elaene, Elain, Elane, Elayne, Eleen, Elian, Eline, Ilean, Ilone, Oleen, Olwen, Olwin and Olwyn. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aryn, Ayn, Bryn, Cyn, Delyn, Eden, Edin, Edlin, Edlyn, Edy, Edyn, Edyna, Elana, Elayna, Elba, Elda, Elina, Eliz, Elka, Elke, Elma, Elona, Elsy, Elyana, Elyce, Elysa, Elyse, Elyza, Elza, Eman, Emblyn, Emelyn, Emlyn, Emlynn, Erin, Eryn, Erynn, Evan, Evelyn, Evlin, Evlyn, Evlynn, Evon, Evy, Eyo, Glyn, Jalyn, Jolyn, Jyn and Wyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elyn.

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