Lynn

Lynn - A very unique female name



  Aug 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lynn, meaning lake, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #1019. 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 girl name Lynn was given to 44 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2127 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 32,119 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lynn peaked in popularity 61 years ago in 1956 on position 58.



Famous with this name

Lynn Collins
Jonathan Lynn
Lynn Redgrave


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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 Massachusetts at position #852 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,232.

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.

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

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
20122127
20111898
20101994
20092734
20081918
20071594
20061649
20051456
20041592
20031503
20021404
20011329
20001216
19991218
19981138
19971091
1996943
1995975
1994782
1993795
1992748
1991677
1990585
1989556
1988486
1987463
1986431
1985378
1984334
1983301
1982297
1981261
1980253
1979243
1978224
1977224
1976212
1975180
1974163
1973145
1972135
1971128
1970119
1969103
196885
196781
196681
196580
196472
196373
196271
196171
196064
195963
195860
195761
195658
195562
195463
195367
195271
195172
195076
194974
194880
194775
194693
1945102
1944117
1943134
1942149
1941172
1940193
1939203
1938231
1937281
1936318
1935360
1934372
1933392
1932427
1931536
1930563
1929689
1928740
1927713
1926886
1925782
1924959
19231078
1922930
1921980
19201169
1919976
1918992
1917995
19161543
19151252
19141017
19101019

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts852
Florida1365
California1802
New York1877
Texas2232

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 female 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
1956
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lynn
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 32,119
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +44

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