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What does Glynis mean?

Glynis Pronunciation of Glynis as a girls' name is pronounced GLEN-iss. It is of Welsh origin. Related to Glenn and its variants, or may be a form of Glenys. Made familiar in America in the 1950s-1960s due to Welsh actress Glynis Johns.



VARIANTS Glennis, Glenys, Glinnis, Glinyce, Glinys, Glinyss, Glynae, Glynice, Glynnis


OTHER FORMS VIA GLENN, GLENYS Glen, Glenice, Glenis, Glenne, Glennys, Glyn, Glynn



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How popular is Glynis?

Glynis is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3131 out of 4276, Top 73%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Glynis entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #1005 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Glen, Glenda, Glenice, Glenn and Glennis are the popular related forms of Glynis. These relations of Glynis were favored as birth names during 1940-1949 (ADOPTION OF 0.24%), but now, the form Glenda has gone out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Glynis, Glen, Glenda, Glenice, Glenn, Glennis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Glynis is pronounced similarly to Glenice, Glenis and Glennys. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alais, Alanis, Aldis, Alexis, Alis, Allis, Anis, Annis, Claris, Cloris, Dionis, Dylis, Elis, Ellis, Elois, Elvis, Ennis, Floris, Ganit, Gayna, Gayner, Gaynor, Geenia, Genia, Genie, Genisa, Genni, Gennie, Ginia, Ginni, Ginnie, Gladdis, Gladi, Gladis, Gladys, Glen, Glenda, Glenine, Glenna, Glenne, Glennie, Glesni, Glinda, Glori, Gloria, Glorie, Glyn, Glynda, Glynn, Grania, Gwyn, Gwynda, Gwynith (see Gwyneth), Gwynn, Gwynna, Gwynne, Ilanis, Innis, Janis, Jannis, Jennis, Kloris, Lenis, Lyris, Phylis, Tanis and Vernis. These names tend to be less frequently used than Glynis.