Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: From The Lake
Main Origin Language: Celtic
(Or View Lynn Boy)

In 2017 the name Lynn...

• was given to 88 baby girls
• was the 2,145th most popular name for baby girls
• was 35% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Ohio, California, and New York
• a unisex name which was given to girls 82% of the time
• was about as popular as Abilene and Yana
Babies Named Lynn Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Lynn...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1956
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2015
• is 98% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 61% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Pamela, Loretta, Karen, Guy, Terry, Ray
• has the most opposite popularity history to Shoshana, Ilana, Alyson, Rafael, Britton, Benjamin
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Lynn Per State
View Geographic History for Lynn

Geographically the name Lynn...

• 44% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Leanne, Samarah, Janaya, Don, Ron, Zac
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Addison, Brooklyn, Lucy, William, Jackson, James
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Lynn by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Lynn are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Lynn will be the only kid named Lynn in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Lynn compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Lynn rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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