Origin of the name Lynn
Lynn is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) and a girl (female) name.
People having the name Lynn are in general originating from France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Name meaning of Lynn
- Name Number: 2
- Interpretation: Partnership, Sense, Other, Passive, Assistance, Acceptance, Intimacy, Peace
History and Related Information
English: apparently a modern short form of Linda with the spelling arbitrarily altered. There may also be some connection with the French name Line, which originated as a short form of various female names ending in this syllable, notably Caroline. The element -lyn(n) has also been used as a productive suffix in female names since around the middle of the 20th century.
Popularity of the given name
The name Lynn is ranked on the 282ⁿᵈ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 1015300 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.031% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Lynn has four characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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