Elin is a variant of the name Eileen (English, Irish, and Gaelic).
Elin is also a variant of the name Ellen (Dutch, English, and Scandinavian) in the English language.
Elin is also a variant of the name Helen (English) in the Scandinavian and Welsh languages.
Elin is a classic favorite. At present it is still somewhat popular as a baby girl name, but not as much as it was previously. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2000s; before that, it was of irregular use only. At the modest height of its usage in 2011, 0.022% of baby girls were named Elin. It was #659 in rank then. In 2016, its usage was 0.014% and its ranking #990. Within the family of girl names directly related to Elin, Helen was the most widely used. In 2016, the name was thrice as popular as Elin.
† Pronunciation for Elin: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Elin is Celebrity Relative Elin Nordegren, born 1 January 1980, Stockholm, Sweden.