♂♀ Name Lynn – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Lynn

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The first name Lynn is ♀ female and ♂ male.

Origin of Lynn

Lynn derived from an English surname of Welsh origin and was a masculine 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 or Carolyn.

Meaning of Lynn

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

Pronunciation of Lynn

Alternate spelling of Lynn


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