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Popularity
234k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lynn

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
  • Meaning: From the lake
  • #314 All Time
Girls
Boys
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62k Lynne (English)
2k Lynna (English)

How popular is the name "Lynn" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188035530
188121021
188227027
188333033
188427027
188530525
188630525
188723023
188817017
188944044
189027027
189139534
189239039
1893461135
189428028
189546046
189643637
189734727
189852844
189940931
190049841
190133627
190248939
190343934
1904511140
1905421428
1906541440
1907621448
1908681850
1909851867
1910862363
1911912566
191218428156
191322432192
191427745232
191534944305
191637656320
191740358345
191843169362
191941064346
192047462412
192142660366
192245876382
192346271391
192449080410
1925535100435
192646192369
1927573127446
1928584115469
1929527112415
1930615158457
1931603177426
1932739244495
1933818289529
1934869305564
1935894339555
1936997384613
19371,201498703
19381,532723809
19391,758872886
19402,0029551,047
19412,6081,2591,349
19423,1441,7491,395
19433,5072,0661,441
19443,5482,2601,288
19453,9462,7291,217
19465,4143,8841,530#94 girl name
19476,7734,9941,779#75 girl name
19486,1814,6081,573#80 girl name
19496,4614,8821,579#74 girl name
19506,6455,0201,625#76 girl name
19517,2925,6231,669#72 girl name
19527,4025,8151,587#71 girl name
19537,5435,9931,550#67 girl name
19548,1986,7811,417#63 girl name
19558,6857,3511,334#62 girl name
19568,9897,7391,250#58 girl name
19578,7037,4331,270#61 girl name
19588,2717,2201,051#60 girl name
19598,0677,0581,009#63 girl name
19607,8116,851960#64 girl name
19617,3346,444890#71 girl name
19627,0506,218832#71 girl name
19636,5435,827716#73 girl name
19646,3245,678646#72 girl name
19655,1824,667515#80 girl name
19664,7904,306484#81 girl name
19674,6354,196439#81 girl name
19684,5584,102456#85 girl name
19694,0773,646431
19703,6453,264381
19713,0132,673340
19722,5442,251293
19732,2031,935268
19741,8711,646225
19751,6161,423193
19761,3301,148182
19771,2491,100149
19781,2601,108152
19791,2151,072143
19801,1841,015169
19811,123952171
1982957834123
1983891789102
1984809706103
1985713603110
198660451589
198755947584
198855246983
198950642086
199047539877
199140333766
199234428658
199332126457
199431226052
199525621145
199624020931
199721718136
199820216834
199920416440
200021716849
200118015327
200217513837
200317114229
200414812622
200517215022
200613611917
200715513718
200812810721
20091119219
201013011119
201113910930
20121189127
20131119120
20141038716

Want to know about the populiarty of Lynn? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 233,758 babies born with the name Lynn in the United States. That's more than enough Lynns to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 35 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lynn" was in 1956 with a total of 7,739 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lynns)

According to the 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lynn" ranks #44 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 19 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1969. Across the entire United States a total of 4,077 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Lynn" mean?

Lynn (Celtic/Gaelic): From the lake

The name "Lynn" is of Celtic/Gaelic origin and it means "From the lake". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 82 other names that are similar to this one.

L is for luster, your shine.

Y is for young, the years never show!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nnyl". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nlyn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Lynn popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Lynn in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Lynn

Lynn Collins

Lynn Collins is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Lynn was born in 1979 as Viola Lynn Collins in Houston, Texas, U.S.

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Lynn Whitfield

Lynn Whitfield is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1981 to present. Lynn was born in 1953 as Lynn Butler-Smith in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.

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Lynn Anderson

Lynn Anderson is a singer and equestrian specializing in country pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1966 to present. Lynn was born in 1947 as Lynn Rene Anderson in Grand Forks, North Dakota. United States.

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Lynn Redgrave

Lynn Redgrave is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1962 to 2009. Lynn was born in 1943 in Marylebone, London, England.

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Lynn-Holly Johnson

Lynn-Holly Johnson is a figure skater and actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1978 to 2009. Lynn-Holly was born in 1958 as Lynn Holly Johnson in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Lynn Swann

Lynn Swann is a NFL player. Lynn was born in 1952 in Alcoa, Tennessee.

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Past life for Lynn born Jul 15, 1923

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 1475. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

Name poster for Lynn

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