Lynx Name Meaning

Derived from Greek, Lynx is a word name whose meaning of “brightness” is a surprise to many. Most often association with the long-legged forest cat, Lynx is also a constellation in the northern sky. His cool sound and edgy -x ending make him an attractive choice for something exciting and unexpected.

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Names Like Lynx

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What names sound like Lynx?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lincoln

Lake colony

English

Link

English


What names are similar to Lynx?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Caelum

Chisel

Latin

Falcon

Bird of prey

Latin

Hawk

Falcon, bird of prey

English

Leo

Lion

Latin

Mars
Orion

Boundary

Greek

Phoenix

Dark red

Greek

River

Flowing body of water

English

Sage

Healing herb

Latin

Wolf

Wolf

German


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