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What does Ethelyn mean?

Ethelyn Pronunciation of Ethelyn as a girls' name is an Old English name, and the name Ethelyn means "noble". Ethelyn is an alternate form of Ethel (Old English).


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, noble


VARIANTS Ethelynne, Etheline, Ethelin, Ethelene, Etheleen

OTHER FORMS VIA ETHEL Etel, Etelka, Ethelda, Ethelinda, Ethill, Ethille, Ethlin, Ethlyn, Ethlynn, Ethyl, Ethyll



Ethelyn Sybil (E.S.), ..

How popular is Ethelyn?

Ethelyn is a very prominent first name for females (#1738 out of 4276, Top 41%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Ethelyn reached its peak position of #563 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Ethel, Ethelda, Etheleen, Ethelene, Ethlyn and Ethyl are the prominent related forms of Ethelyn appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Etheline, are uncommon. These relations of Ethelyn were favored as baby names in the 1890s (MEDIAN #1298).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ethelyn, Ethel, Ethelda, Etheleen, Ethelene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ethlyn, Ethyl in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ethelyn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Adelyn, Angelyn, Ashlyn, Avelyn, Breelyn, Caelyn, Catelyn, Catheryn, Cecelyn, Cherlyn, Daelyn, Delyn, Edelynn, Edlyn, Ellyn, Elyn, Emalyn, Emblyn, Emelen, Emely, Emelyn, Emelyne, Emlyn, Emmalyn, Emmely, Emmelyn, Emmelyne, Erthel (see Eartha), Ethelenda, Ethelind, Ethelinde, Ethenia, Ethylind, Ettey, Evalyn, Evelin, Evelyn, Evelyne, Evelynn, Evilyn, Evlyn, Jacelyn, Jaelyn, Jerelyn, Jewelyn, Jocelyn, Joselyn, Kaelyn, Karelyn, Katelyn, Katheryn, Kathlyn, Kayelyn, Keelyn, Madelyn, Marelyn, Pamelyn, Raelyn, Roselyn, Rozelyn, Sheryn, Starlyn, Suelyn and Terelyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ethelyn.

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