Lynn

Name Lynn – origin and meaning

The first name Lynn is female and male.

Origin of Lynn

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

Meaning of Lynn

Lynn means “lake” (from Welsh “llyn”) and “soft”, “mild”, “flexible” (from Old German “lind”).

Alternate spelling

Lin Linn Lyn

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