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What does Edlin mean?

Edlin Pronunciation of Edlin as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Edlin) has its roots in Old German and Old English, and Edlin means "noble; wealthy friend". Edlin is an alternate spelling of Edel (Old German). Edlin is also a derivative of Edwin (Old English).


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, noble, wealthy, friend



ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA EDEL, EDWIN Eadwinn, Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edelin, Eduino, Edvin, Edwyn

(male) Ealin, ..

(female) Edlina, ..

Edlin Niklaus (E.N.), ..

How popular is Edlin?

Edlin is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#19687 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Ed, Eddie (#725 VIA LATEST LIST), Eddy (#1485), Edvin and Edwin (#332) are the popular varying forms of Edlin (NOT RANKED). These forms of Edlin were at the peak of their popularity a century ago (AVERAGE #729) and are now much less widespread (#1308, DOWN 88.8%), with versions like Ed becoming less fashionable. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edwin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eddie, Edvin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Adin, Adrin, Ailin, Alin, Allin, Arlin, Colin, Eadin, Edan, Eden, Edik, Edin, Edmon, Ednan, Edon, Edrian, Edric, Edrik, Edson, Edun, Edyn, Eelia, Eilan, Eilgin, Eilian, Eilif, Eilon, Elan, Eldin, Eldwin, Elgin, Eli, Elia, Elian, Elie, Elis, Eliu, Eljin, Elli, Ellis, Elon, Elvin, Elwin, Emlen, Emlin, Emlyn, Eoin, Erin, Erlie, Erling, Ermin, Ernin, Ervin, Erwin, Evelin, Evin, Ewin, Flin, Galin, Glin, Jalin, Kalin, Malin, Nalin, Nolin, Odin, Olin, Orlin and Talin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Edlin.

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