Lyn

Lyn - A very unique female name



  May 25,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lyn appeared on the charts for the first time in 1926 on position #1711. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lyn and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lyn? 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 Lyn. The baby girl name Lyn was given to 5 baby girls in 1987, ranking #3863 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 305,120 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lyn peaked in popularity 64 years ago in 1953 on position 540.



Famous with this name

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
Kate Lyn Sheil
Lyn Guerin


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Lyn is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lyn is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,919 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,919.

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 Lyn is where you live.


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Lyn origin and meaning

Lyn is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Lyn, pop culture references for the name Lyn and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lyn

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

Lillian / Lynn / Lena / Leona / Lynne / Lana / Liliana / Leanne / Leann / Leilani /

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
19873863
19833035
19813468
19803030
19793348
19773204
19761857
19751560
19741975
19731424
19721314
19711214
19701185
19691040
19681006
1967899
1966982
1965805
1964776
1963758
1962604
1961703
1960707
1959729
1958679
1957603
1956568
1955558
1954543
1953540
1952561
1951585
1950629
1949601
1948592
1947586
1946565
1945672
1944686
1943741
19421007
19411052
19401212
19391147
19371202
19361665
19321545
19291638
19261711

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2919

Even more about Lyn


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 Lyn 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 Lyn?

1 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
1953
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lyn
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 305,120
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1926
1987 births +5

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