Lynn

Lynn - A very unique male name



  Jan 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lynn, meaning lake, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #375. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lynn and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lynn? 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 Lynn. The baby boy name Lynn was given to 6 baby boys in 2011, ranking #3659 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 275,540 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lynn peaked in popularity 78 years ago in 1941 on position 141.



Famous with this name

Lynn Collins
Jonathan Lynn
Lynn Lowry


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Rating: 4/5 (6 people)


Lynn is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lynn is currently topping the baby name charts in Indiana at position #770 - and is the least popular in Indiana at position #770.

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 Lynn is where you live.


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Lynn origin and meaning

Lynn is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means lake. To see famous people named Lynn, pop culture references for the name Lynn and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lynn

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

Leon / Liam / Lonnie / Lane / Lanny / Layne / Lon / Lenny / Lonny / Lyman /

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
20113659
20023016
20012885
20002455
19983477
19973386
19942422
19932557
19922927
19912236
19901539
19891334
19881326
19871238
19861103
1985937
1984841
19831093
1982932
1981686
1980686
1979778
1978693
1977709
1976649
1975587
1974544
1973479
1972473
1971439
1970415
1969377
1968361
1967354
1966339
1965331
1964305
1963288
1962264
1961260
1960256
1959250
1958239
1957210
1956209
1955195
1954185
1953169
1952168
1951155
1950154
1949159
1948157
1947152
1946154
1945156
1944154
1943146
1942146
1941141
1940157
1939167
1938181
1937188
1936200
1935212
1934215
1933215
1932232
1931267
1930264
1929273
1928261
1927267
1926296
1925272
1924282
1923283
1922283
1921302
1920271
1919287
1918278
1917271
1916286
1915283
1914293
1913309
1912281
1911421
1910375

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Indiana770

Even more about Lynn


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 Lynn 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Lynn?

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
1941
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Lynn
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 275,540
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2011 births +6

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