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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Allyn

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Alt. Meaning

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

L is for little, the little things you do.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

Notable Persons Named Allyn

Allyn Ann McLerie is an actress, singer, and dancer. She was most active from 1943 to 1943. Allyn was born on December 1st, 1926 in Grand-Mère, Quebec.

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Allyn Joslyn was an actor. He was most active from 1918 to 1973. Allyn was born on July 21st, 1901 in Milford, Pennsylvania. He passed away on January 21st, 1981.

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Allyn Rachel is an actress/comedienne/writer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Allyn was born in Pikesville, Maryland.

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Allyn King was an actress and singer. She was most active from 1914 to 1914. Allyn was given the name Allyn S. King on February 1st, 1899 in North Carolina, U.S. She died on March 31st, 1930.

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Allyn Abbott Young was an economist. Allyn was born on September 19th, 1876 in Kenton, Ohio, United States. He died on March 7th, 1929.

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Allyn was born on October 18th, 1924 in San Jose, California. He left this life on June 23rd, 2010.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Allyn

Daniel was born on September 24th, 1959 in Berwick, Maine.

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Jerri Allyn is an artist. Jerri was born in New York, New York.

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Pam was born on January 31st, 1963.

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Arthur was born on December 24th, 1913. He left this life on March 22nd, 1985.

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Rob was born on October 18th, 1959.

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Lewis Benajah Allyn was a chemist. Lewis was born in 1874 in Huntington, Massachusetts. Lewis is also known as Louis. He died on May 7th, 1940.

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How popular is the baby name Allyn in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1908 6 0 6
1910 5 0 5
1911 5 0 5
1912 8 0 8
1913 12 0 12
1914 19 0 19
1915 9 0 9
1916 27 0 27
1917 24 0 24
1918 42 7 35
1919 25 0 25
1920 24 0 24
1921 27 5 22
1922 26 0 26
1923 34 7 27
1924 47 5 42
1925 36 11 25
1926 27 5 22
1927 33 0 33
1928 31 0 31
1929 27 0 27
1930 47 5 42
1931 62 6 56
1932 41 6 35
1933 41 0 41
1934 39 0 39
1935 45 0 45
1936 43 5 38
1937 52 5 47
1938 46 6 40
1939 53 7 46
1940 51 5 46
1941 60 12 48
1942 76 8 68
1943 68 11 57
1944 71 14 57
1945 55 12 43
1946 98 27 71
1947 87 16 71
1948 67 15 52
1949 78 32 46
1950 113 65 48
1951 152 89 63
1952 110 60 50
1953 98 52 46
1954 93 37 56
1955 97 38 59
1956 73 20 53
1957 62 19 43
1958 56 16 40
1959 58 17 41
1960 67 27 40
1961 76 35 41
1962 79 29 50
1963 66 27 39
1964 64 25 39
1965 58 21 37
1966 60 21 39
1967 53 24 29
1968 41 15 26
1969 47 12 35
1970 32 6 26
1971 47 15 32
1972 37 15 22
1973 31 7 24
1974 29 15 14
1975 29 9 20
1976 16 0 16
1977 44 17 27
1978 42 18 24
1979 27 10 17
1980 43 18 25
1981 55 18 37
1982 49 16 33
1983 47 20 27
1984 40 18 22
1985 58 27 31
1986 44 20 24
1987 50 24 26
1988 68 36 32
1989 53 32 21
1990 69 38 31
1991 56 36 20
1992 65 41 24
1993 56 34 22
1994 40 24 16
1995 37 22 15
1996 29 18 11
1997 38 18 20
1998 47 30 17
1999 45 31 14
2000 32 22 10
2001 43 27 16
2002 27 16 11
2003 23 16 7
2004 34 24 10
2005 32 17 15
2006 36 22 14
2007 30 18 12
2008 24 18 6
2009 30 15 15
2010 23 12 11
2011 27 22 5
2012 35 26 9
2013 33 19 14
2014 26 18 8
2015 28 21 7
2016 23 12 11
2017 13 6 7

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Popularity of Allyn as a first name

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Popularity of Allyn as a last name

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Common last names for Allyn

  • Jones
  • Morgan
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • Sheldon

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Allyn U.S.
  White 92.38% 64.26%
  African American 1.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Allyn

People with the last name Allyn are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Allyn

  • How Popular is the name Allyn? Allyn is the 3,769th most popular name of all time. As a last name Allyn was the 15,938th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Allyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,039 babies born with the first name Allyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Allyn to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Allyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Allyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Allyn is Wednesday, October 14th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Allyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Allyn was in 1951 with a total of 89 babies.
  • Random Allyn Factoid: According to the 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Allyn is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1946.
  • Weird things about the name Allyn: Your name in reverse order is Nylla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aynll. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Allyn? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,823 people with the last name Allyn.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Allyn? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Allyn as their last name since less than 1 person in 161k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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