First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elyn

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  1. Soft mutation of gelyn.

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Popularity of Elyn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Elyn

  • How Popular is the name Elyn? Elyn is the 16,565th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 486 babies born with the first name Elyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elyn 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 Elyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Elyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elyn is Friday, September 7th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Elyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elyn was in 2010 with a total of 90 babies.
  • Random Elyn Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elyn is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Elyn: Your name in reverse order is Nyle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nely. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Elyn born May 6, 1984

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 Northern England approximately on 1700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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