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


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

What is the origin of the name Lyn?

The given name 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 also a short form of names like Linda, Lina, Carolyn.

What does the name Lyn mean?

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

Pronunciation of Lyn

Variants of the name Lyn

Lin Lynn

Popularity of the name Lyn

The name Lyn is ranked #406 overall.

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