Ashlyn

Ashlyn - A very unique female name



  Aug 19,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ashlyn, meaning dream, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1976 on position #2567. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ashlyn and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ashlyn? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ashlyn. The baby girl name Ashlyn was given to 1,482 baby girls in 2012, ranking #207 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 954 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ashlyn peaked in popularity 13 years ago in 2005 on position 126.



Famous with this name

Ashlyn Brooke Anderson
Ashlyn DiNardo
Ashlynn Yennie


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Ashlyn is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ashlyn is currently topping the baby name charts in Iowa at position #100 - and is the least popular in Arizona at position #312.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ashlyn is where you live.


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Ashlyn origin and meaning

Ashlyn is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means dream. To see famous people named Ashlyn, pop culture references for the name Ashlyn and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ashlyn

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ashlyn, sorted by popularity.

Ashlynn / Aislinn / Ashlin / Aisling / Aislynn / Ashlynne / Aislyn / Aislin / Ashlan / Ashleen /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012207
2011170
2010156
2009146
2008153
2007154
2006141
2005126
2004131
2003139
2002158
2001157
2000177
1999190
1998202
1997218
1996228
1995234
1994257
1993308
1992374
1991463
1990549
1989578
1988668
1987797
1986920
19851055
19841391
19831374
19822088
19813213
19802342
19782569
19772962
19762567

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Iowa100
Utah112
Idaho134
Michigan136
Mississippi137
South Dakota140
New Hampshire140
South Carolina143
West Virginia144
Montana148
Colorado150
Oregon157
North Carolina160
Nebraska161
Arkansas165
Minnesota165
Wisconsin165
Oklahoma167
North Dakota174
Tennessee175
Washington175
Georgia176
Alabama179
New Mexico195
Virginia200
Missouri201
Pennsylvania203
Florida204
Louisiana205
Rhode Island206
Kentucky233
Kansas235
Nevada235
Texas252
Illinois256
Indiana256
Maryland257
Ohio261
Massachusetts290
New York296
New Jersey299
California310
Connecticut310
Arizona312

Even more about Ashlyn


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ashlyn a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ashlyn?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2005
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ashlyn
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 954
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1976
2012 births +1,482

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