Name Lin Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Lin


Lin is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Lin thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Lin?

Lin is a French boy’s name of Latin origin. In Chinese, Lin is a girl’s name.

What does the name Lin mean?

The feminine name Lin means “forest” (from Chinese “lín/林”) or “gemstone” (from Chinese “lín/琳”). The masculine name Lin means “flax” (from French “lin” or Latin “linum”).

Pronunciation of Lin

Variants of the name Lin

Lyn Lynn

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Popularity of the name Lin

The name Lin is ranked #935 overall.

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