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What does Arlyn mean?

Arlyn Pronunciation of Arlyn as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Arlyn) is of Gaelic derivation, and the name Arlyn means "pledge, oath". Arlyn is an alternate spelling of Arlen (Gaelic).




VARIANTS Arrlen, Arllen, Arlin, Arlenn, Arlan

RELATIONS VIA ARLEN Arland, Arlando, Arles

(male) Atlyn, ..

(female) Aryl, ..

Arlyn Brodie (A.B.), ..

How popular is Arlyn?

Arlyn is an unusual first name for men. Arlyn is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Arlyn entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #973 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Arlyn are Arlan, Arland, Arlen and Arlin. These relations of Arlyn reached the height of their popularity 88 years ago, but now, the version Arlen has fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlyn, Arlan, Arland, Arlen, Arlin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arlyn is alike in pronunciation to Orlan and Orlin. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adlin, Aeryn, Aidyn, Ailwyn, Airyn, Alan, Alen, Alin, Allan, Allen, Alleyn, Allyn, Alun, Alvyn, Aly, Alyn, Amyn, Aran, Arden, Ardon, Ardy, Aren, Arian, Arien, Arin, Arjen, Arjun, Arlea, Arlie, Arlo, Arlow, Arly, Arman, Armen, Armin, Armon, Arn, Arnan, Arny, Aron, Arran, Arren, Arrin, Arron, Arty, Arun, Arvin, Arvon, Arvy, Arvyn, Arwin, Arwyn, Ary, Aryon, Ashlyn, Aslan, Aswyn, Berlyn, Bryn, Colyn, Crayn, Dalyn, Ervyn, Erwyn, Flyn, Frayn, Garlyn, Glyn, Irwyn, Merlyn, Nolyn, Olyn and Verlyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arlyn.

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