Infographic of Lynn name meaning, which is “The dweller near the lake,” from the Welsh llyn, a lake.
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Lynn Name Popularity

How popular is the name Lynn? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 371 18 0.0051%
1911 423 18 0.0048%
1912 279 121 0.024%
1913 309 128 0.0226%
1914 292 191 0.0274%
1915 283 267 0.0294%
1916 286 285 0.0295%
1917 272 318 0.0318%
1918 278 331 0.0308%
1919 288 317 0.0303%
1920 272 381 0.0343%
1921 302 324 0.0283%
1922 283 349 0.0313%
1923 283 364 0.0325%
1924 282 374 0.0322%
1925 272 406 0.0359%
1926 296 326 0.0296%
1927 267 420 0.0379%
1928 261 440 0.0411%
1929 273 375 0.0362%
1930 264 416 0.0398%
1931 268 380 0.0385%
1932 232 480 0.0486%
1933 215 501 0.0538%
1934 215 529 0.0547%
1935 212 526 0.0541%
1936 200 587 0.0609%
1937 188 666 0.0676%
1938 181 782 0.0764%
1939 167 863 0.0848%
1940 158 1,032 0.0971%
1941 141 1,327 0.1179%
1942 146 1,361 0.1078%
1943 146 1,429 0.1095%
1944 154 1,262 0.1018%
1945 156 1,194 0.0979%
1946 154 1,512 0.1025%
1947 151 1,757 0.1053%
1948 157 1,556 0.0975%
1949 159 1,555 0.0967%
1950 152 1,615 0.1003%
1951 153 1,654 0.0976%
1952 167 1,568 0.0898%
1953 169 1,533 0.0866%
1954 185 1,401 0.0766%
1955 195 1,316 0.0715%
1956 209 1,227 0.065%
1957 210 1,257 0.0653%
1958 239 1,024 0.0542%
1959 250 995 0.0524%
1960 256 930 0.0491%
1961 260 871 0.0461%
1962 264 809 0.0441%
1963 288 691 0.0385%
1964 305 622 0.0353%
1965 332 477 0.0292%
1966 339 452 0.0289%
1967 354 408 0.0269%
1968 362 426 0.0284%
1969 377 389 0.0253%
1970 415 349 0.0219%
1971 438 303 0.0202%
1972 473 233 0.0171%
1973 480 222 0.0171%
1974 543 170 0.0131%
1975 584 142 0.0111%
1976 647 112 0.0087%
1977 705 97 0.0072%
1978 692 99 0.0074%
1979 773 79 0.0056%
1980 685 113 0.0077%
1981 684 110 0.0075%
1982 920 51 0.0034%
1983 1,066 33 0.0022%
1984 837 67 0.0045%
1985 921 52 0.0034%
1986 1,079 36 0.0024%
1987 1,201 29 0.0019%
1988 1,270 29 0.0019%
1989 1,250 33 0.002%
1990 1,445 25 0.0015%
1991 1,956 11 0.0007%
1992 2,408 6 0.0004%
1993 2,153 8 0.0005%
1994 2,093 10 0.0007%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 2,649 5 0.0003%
1998 2,600 5 0.0003%
1999 0 0%
2000 2,085 12 0.0008%
2001 2,379 8 0.0005%
2002 2,421 7 0.0005%
2003 0 0%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 2,707 6 0.0004%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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Names Like Lynn

If you like Lynn, you’ll love these other names like Lynn.


What names sound like Lynn?

If you like how Lynn sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Lynn.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lenn

Lion strength

German

Lonn

Strong, warlike

Irish

Lunn

Strong, warlike

Irish

Lyn

Linden tree hill

English

Lyon

Lion

French


What names are similar to Lynn?

Find a name that’s like Lynn, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Benn

Son; son of the right hand; son of the south; son of my old age

Hebrew

Conn

Chief

Irish

Dann

Judge; God is my judge

Hebrew

Donn

English

Dunn

Brown

Gaelic

Eann

God is gracious

Scottish

Ewynn

Law-friend

English

Finn

Fair

Irish

Flynn

Ruddy-complected

Irish

Glynn

Glen; valley of water

Welsh

Gunn

Battler, warrior

German

Gwynn

Fair, white blessed, holy

Welsh

Jonn

English

Kenn

Bright water

Welsh

Land

Spanish

Lane

Pathway

English

Lang

Tall one

Scandinavian

Lanny

German

Layne

Path, roadway

English

Len

Lion strength

German

Lenny

English

Leon

Lion

Greek

Lin

Linden tree hill

English

Linc

Lake colony

English

Lind

Lincoln's marsh; island of linden trees

English

Link

English

Lino

Flax

Greek

Lion

Lion

Latin

Lon

From Laurentum; strong, warlike

Spanish

Long

Tall

English

Lonne

English

Lonny

From Laurentum; lion strength

Spanish

Lorn

Scottish

Lyle

The island

French

Lyron

My song

Hebrew

Mann

Man

German

Owynn

Born of yew; youth

Scottish

Penn

Enclosure; hill

English

Ronn

Ruler's counselor

Scandinavian

Tyno

Spanish

Vann

Of

Danish

Vonn

Of; hope

Scandinavian

Winn

Joyful stone; friend

English

Wyn

Fair, white blessed, holy

Welsh

Wynn

Friend

English

Wynne

Friend

English

Yann

God is gracious

Hebrew

Zann

Slavic


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