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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Edlin

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Alt. Meaning

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Notable Persons With the Last Name Edlin

Aaron Edlin is a in the field of competition law. Aaron was born in 1967.


Richard was born in 1631. He breathed his last breath in 1677.



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International Interest for Edlin

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Edlin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Edlin U.S.
  White 93.17% 64.26%
  African American 1.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.48% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Edlin

People with the last name Edlin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Edlin

  • How Popular is the name Edlin? Edlin is the 21,826th most popular name of all time. As a last name Edlin was the 21,092nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Edlin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 298 babies born with the first name Edlin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Edlin to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Edlin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Edlin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Edlin is Tuesday, August 19th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Edlin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Edlin was in 1989 with a total of 53 babies.
  • Random Edlin Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Edlin is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Edlin: Your name in reverse order is Nilde. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Einld. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Edlin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,245 people with the last name Edlin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Edlin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Edlin as their last name since less than 1 person in 238k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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