Tuesday, October 11, 2016

I've Got a Bad Feelyn' About This (2015)

I did the -leys a few months back, and I got a perverse urge to find all the -lyns as well.
So here they all are, alternate spellings combined (only the most popular is listed here), from most --> least common.

  • Adalynn (≈15000 babies)
  • Madelyn
  • Evelyn (≈11000 babies)
  • Brooklyn
  • Kaitlyn
  • Jocelyn (≈4700 babies)
  • Kaelyn
  • Raelynn
  • Emmalyn
  • Jaelynn
  • Jacqueline
  • Ashlyn (≈2000 babies)
  • Braelynn
  • Gracelyn
  • Jazlyn
  • Aylin
  • Roselyn
  • Rylan
  • Dylan (≈1000 babies)
  • Avalynn
  • Marilyn
  • Gwendolyn
  • Helen
  • Aislinn
  • Taelyn
  • Maelynn
  • Carolyn
  • Ellen (≈500 babies)
  • Skylynn
  • Angeline
  • Fallon
  • Shaelyn
  • Jessalyn
  • Aaralyn
  • Daelyn
  • Kylynn
  • Sherlyn
  • Annalynn (≈250 babies)
  • Breelyn
  • Jacelyn
  • Emberlyn
  • Azlynn 
  • Jadelyn
  • Magdalene
  • Lakelyn
  • Harlyn
  • Haylen
  • Irelynn
  • Kimberlyn
  • Brilynn
  • Coralynn
  • Scotlyn
  • Zailynn
  • Marlen
  • Berlin
  • Carlin
  • Krislyn
  • Courtlynn
  • Locklyn
  • Oaklynn
  • Natalynn
  • Makaylin
  • Declyn (≈100 babies)
  • Blakelyn
  • Yaslin
  • Lynn
  • Kendalyn
  • Amberlynn
  • Arlyn
  • Callan
  • Kahlan
  • Quinlan
  • Brecklyn
  • Kellyn
  • Laelynn
  • Jolynn
  • Bailyn
  • Kacelyn
  • Pailynn
  • Edelyn
  • Weslyn
  • Faelyn
  • Kashlyn
  • Joshlyn
  • Keelyn
  • Naydelin
  • Allyn
  • Jerilyn
  • Faithlynn
  • Everlyn
  • Graelyn
  • Brinlynn
  • Breslin (≈50 babies)
  • Hollyn
  • Yeilin
  • Christalyn
  • Milynn
  • Darlyn
  • Collyn
  • Andilyn
  • Macklyn
  • Hazelyn
  • Paislynn
  • Danilynn
  • Nolan
  • Hartlyn
  • Tylynn
  • Katilyn
  • Jennalyn
  • Deslyn
  • Mialynn
  • Novalynn
  • Kathlyn
  • Saralyn
  • Starlynn
  • Lauralyn
  • Taralynn
  • Lovelyn
  • Joycelyn
  • Timberlynn
  • Devlyn (≈25 babies)
  • Sharlyn
  • Evangelyn
  • Waylon
  • Valen
  • Merlin
  • Copelyn
  • Joplin
  • Brycelynn
  • Icelynn
  • Joylynn
  • Preslyn
  • Macelyn
  • Kenlynn
  • Brittlynn
  • Kaslynn
  • Brenlynn
  • Rocklyn
  • Emerlyn
  • Gracilyn
  • Jakailyn
  • Taitlyn
  • Zeppelin
  • Talon
  • Tesslyn
  • Hadalyn
  • Brendalyn
  • Summerlyn
  • Emlyn
  • Hadlyn
  • Leelynn
  • Noralyn
  • Veralyn
  • Aidalyn
  • Brandalyn
  • Mandolin
  • Daralyn (≈10 babies)
  • Adailyn
  • Llewellyn
  • Chaselyn
  • Kinlyn
  • Maizlyn
  • Mazlyn
  • Portlyn
  • Brexlyn
  • Chaslyn
  • Eslyn
  • Franklyn
  • Janalyn
  • Kamlyn
  • Keslyn
  • Karslyn (here and below 5 babies)
  • Kirklyn
  • Paitlyn
  • Thailyn

Apparently I haven't been keeping track in previous years, but that's ≈175 -lyn names (in about 1205 "unique" spellings), comprising 5.3% of all new baby girls born last year.