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


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

Origin of the name Lyn

Lyn derived from an English surname and was a masculine name in former times, but today it is mostly a girl’s name. Lyn is as well a short form of names like Linda, Lina, Carolyn.

What is the meaning of the name Lyn?

Lyn means “lake” (from Welsh “llyn”) and “soft”, “tender”, “flexible” (from Old Germanic “lind”).

Pronunciation of Lyn

Variants of the name Lyn

Lin Linn Lynn

Popularity of the name Lyn

The name Lyn is ranked #372 overall.

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