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Lynn Name Popularity

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

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 984 5 0.0014%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 989 12 0.0017%
1915 1,175 10 0.0011%
1916 1,367 6 0.0006%
1917 963 21 0.0021%
1918 968 25 0.0023%
1919 944 25 0.0024%
1920 1,105 17 0.0015%
1921 968 29 0.0025%
1922 912 33 0.003%
1923 1,044 22 0.002%
1924 939 34 0.0029%
1925 762 57 0.005%
1926 864 38 0.0035%
1927 699 66 0.006%
1928 727 58 0.0054%
1929 671 68 0.0066%
1930 554 105 0.0101%
1931 526 111 0.0112%
1932 423 195 0.0197%
1933 391 230 0.0247%
1934 369 249 0.0258%
1935 358 278 0.0286%
1936 319 331 0.0344%
1937 279 455 0.0462%
1938 231 689 0.0673%
1939 203 835 0.0821%
1940 193 919 0.0865%
1941 172 1,228 0.1091%
1942 149 1,726 0.1367%
1943 134 2,044 0.1566%
1944 117 2,251 0.1816%
1945 102 2,714 0.2225%
1946 93 3,878 0.2628%
1947 75 4,991 0.299%
1948 80 4,601 0.2882%
1949 74 4,876 0.3031%
1950 76 5,017 0.3116%
1951 72 5,628 0.3319%
1952 71 5,816 0.3332%
1953 67 5,994 0.3387%
1954 63 6,781 0.371%
1955 62 7,353 0.3998%
1956 58 7,735 0.4095%
1957 61 7,436 0.3864%
1958 60 7,218 0.3819%
1959 63 7,056 0.3714%
1960 64 6,848 0.3614%
1961 71 6,443 0.3413%
1962 71 6,217 0.3386%
1963 73 5,826 0.3246%
1964 72 5,674 0.3223%
1965 80 4,668 0.2855%
1966 81 4,303 0.2756%
1967 81 4,185 0.2758%
1968 85 4,084 0.272%
1969 103 3,644 0.2365%
1970 119 3,258 0.2047%
1971 128 2,660 0.177%
1972 135 2,243 0.1647%
1973 144 1,924 0.1484%
1974 163 1,640 0.1262%
1975 180 1,411 0.1098%
1976 212 1,135 0.0881%
1977 224 1,085 0.0805%
1978 224 1,072 0.0797%
1979 243 1,035 0.0734%
1980 253 996 0.0681%
1981 261 927 0.0631%
1982 297 795 0.0532%
1983 300 742 0.0503%
1984 333 658 0.0442%
1985 379 560 0.0369%
1986 432 463 0.0307%
1987 463 430 0.0282%
1988 486 426 0.0273%
1989 555 365 0.0226%
1990 584 350 0.0211%
1991 677 273 0.0167%
1992 745 231 0.0145%
1993 792 206 0.0132%
1994 780 210 0.0137%
1995 971 141 0.0094%
1996 934 158 0.0106%
1997 1,077 121 0.0082%
1998 1,124 117 0.0078%
1999 1,194 107 0.0071%
2000 1,188 115 0.0075%
2001 1,289 97 0.0064%
2002 1,355 88 0.0059%
2003 1,439 81 0.0053%
2004 1,494 75 0.0049%
2005 1,380 95 0.0062%
2006 1,543 78 0.005%
2007 1,487 89 0.0056%
2008 1,748 61 0.0039%
2009 2,259 28 0.0019%
2010 1,775 53 0.0037%
2011 1,668 59 0.0041%
2012 1,859 44 0.0031%
2013 1,821 46 0.0032%
2014 1,855 43 0.003%
2015 2,037 33 0.0023%
2016 1,848 42 0.0029%
2017 1,802 44 0.0032%
2018 2,252 21 0.0015%
2019 1,676 47 0.0035%

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Names Like Lynn

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


What names are variants of Lynn?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Lynn.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lin

A variant of Lynn.

English

Linell

English

Linn

Pretty

Spanish

Linnell

English

Lyn

Pretty

Spanish

Lynae

Lime or linden tree

Scandinavian

Lyndel

English

Lyndell

English

Lynell

English

Lynelle

Nymph; idol

Welsh

Lynette

Nymph; idol

Welsh

Lynlee

English

Lynley

English

Lynna

A variant of Lynn.

English

Lynne

Pretty

Spanish

Lynnelle

English

Lynnett

English


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
Lana

Little rock

English

Lane

English

Lani

Sky

Polynesian

Lanna

Precious; awakening

Polynesian

Lanny

Precious; awakening

Polynesian

Layne

Path, roadway

English

Leann

English

Lena

Woman from Magdala

Hebrew

Lene

Mild, soft, silky

Latin

Lenna

Lion's strength

German

Leyna
Liann

To twine around

French

Lina

Palm tree

Latin

Linna

Lime or linden tree

Scandinavian

Lona

A short form of Alonsa.

Loni

Modern

Lonna
Lonni
Luann

Enjoyment

Polynesian

Luna

The moon

Latin

Lyna

Light; palm tree

Slavic

Lynah

Light

Greek

Lynea

Lime or linden tree

Scandinavian

Lynnae

Lime or linden tree

Scandinavian

Lynnea

Lime or linden tree

Scandinavian


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
Ashlynn

Dream

Irish

Brandilyn

English

Bryn

Hill, mount

Welsh

Brynn

Hilled area

Welsh

Evelyn

Desired one

English

Madeline

Woman from Magdala

English

Mandoline
Marilyn

“Tempestuous Mary,” from Mary and the Anglo-Saxon hlynn, a torrent.

Modern

Marlin

Spanish

Rosalyn

A variant form of Rose.

Spanish


Lists With Lynn

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Siblings of Lynn

Mamas with kids named Lynn also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jeremiah

God will exalt

Hebrew

Hanna

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

John

God is gracious

Hebrew

1 Comment

  1. Bennerlynn name after her grandparents
    Joy name after my auntie
    Jakdrk name after my auntie from my dad side


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