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Elin - Meaning of Elin

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Meaning of the name Elin

[ 2 syll. e-lin, el-in ] The baby girl name Elin is pronounced as EHL-ahN †. Elin is used chiefly in English, Scandinavian, and Welsh. Its origin is Old French and Old Greek.

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 somewhat popular as a baby girl name, and it is also regarded as trendy. 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 2012, its usage was 0.017% and its ranking #798, and it was the 3rd most popular after Helen and Ellen, within all girl names in its family. In 2012, the name was twice as popular as Elin.

Baby names that sound like Elin include Eilwen, Eilwyn, Elain, Elaine, Elan, Elayne, Eleane, Eleen, Elen, Eline, Elleen, Ellen, Ellene, Ellyn, Ellynn, Ellynne, Elma, Elon, Eloyne, and Elwin.

† 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.

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