Gender: Unisex (Male and Female)
Usage: Lynn is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a unisex (male and female) name.
People having the name Lynn are in general originating from France, Germany, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Lynn across the world, see Caroline.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 2.
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 2175800 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.03% of the population.
The name Lynn has four characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Lynn for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
History and Origin
Lynn or Lynne is a surname and given name in English speaking countries.
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.
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