Arlyn

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arlyn

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  • A user from California, United States says the name Arlyn is of Irish origin and means "Pladge; promise; oath".

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Notable Persons Named Arlyn

Arlyn E. Danker is a Member of the Iowa House of Representatives for the 54th district and Member of theIowa House of Representativesfor the 54th district. Arlyn was born on May 31st, 1927 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Arlyn

Debra Arlyn is a pop music, adult contemporary music, rhythm, and blues singer-songwriter and performance artist. She plays Piano and Vocals. She has been prominent since 2006. Debra was given the name Debra Irene Arlyn on February 27th, 1986 in Corvallis, Oregon.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 0 5
1913 5 0 5
1914 13 5 8
1915 16 9 7
1916 22 10 12
1917 13 6 7
1918 18 9 9
1919 14 9 5
1920 29 9 20
1921 24 12 12
1922 23 10 13
1923 23 9 14
1924 46 22 24
1925 40 14 26
1926 42 15 27
1927 42 20 22
1928 37 16 21
1929 44 10 34
1930 54 20 34
1931 50 14 36
1932 55 15 40
1933 58 19 39
1934 75 22 53
1935 55 19 36
1936 66 18 48
1937 61 23 38
1938 56 14 42
1939 73 7 66
1940 59 12 47
1941 55 6 49
1942 63 15 48
1943 51 10 41
1944 46 9 37
1945 53 12 41
1946 69 19 50
1947 66 18 48
1948 49 13 36
1949 53 15 38
1950 51 14 37
1951 67 21 46
1952 47 13 34
1953 41 10 31
1954 50 15 35
1955 42 13 29
1956 54 10 44
1957 27 0 27
1958 44 11 33
1959 47 8 39
1960 38 9 29
1961 39 11 28
1962 34 10 24
1963 33 10 23
1964 27 7 20
1965 28 8 20
1966 25 9 16
1967 16 7 9
1968 13 6 7
1969 25 8 17
1970 29 12 17
1971 30 10 20
1972 25 9 16
1973 24 10 14
1974 27 9 18
1975 22 7 15
1976 27 10 17
1977 22 9 13
1978 32 9 23
1979 19 8 11
1980 23 11 12
1981 22 14 8
1982 16 7 9
1983 21 12 9
1984 17 17 0
1985 10 10 0
1986 15 15 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 18 10 8
1989 28 23 5
1990 15 15 0
1991 27 19 8
1992 28 21 7
1993 23 16 7
1994 30 21 9
1995 30 21 9
1996 22 22 0
1997 34 34 0
1998 54 48 6
1999 45 40 5
2000 46 41 5
2001 37 37 0
2002 46 46 0
2003 62 56 6
2004 61 55 6
2005 49 41 8
2006 47 47 0
2007 68 59 9
2008 63 56 7
2009 59 53 6
2010 59 51 8
2011 50 44 6
2012 65 55 10
2013 63 53 10
2014 45 35 10
2015 52 44 8
2016 51 38 13
2017 55 46 9

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Popularity of Arlyn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Arlyn

  • How Popular is the name Arlyn? Arlyn is the 4,284th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arlyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,094 babies born with the first name Arlyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arlyn to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arlyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arlyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arlyn is Friday, November 3rd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Arlyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arlyn was in 1939 with a total of 66 babies.
  • Random Arlyn Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arlyn is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Arlyn: Your name in reverse order is Nylra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alrny. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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