[ 2 syll. e-lyn, el-yn ] The baby girl name Elyn is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced as EHLIHN †. Elyn has its origins in the Old French, Old Provençal, and Old Greek languages. It is used largely in English.
Elyn is a form of the English, Irish, and Gaelic Eileen.
Elyn is also a form of the English Eleanor.
Elyn is also an English form of the Dutch, English, and Scandinavian Ellen.
Elyn is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2012, among the family of girl names directly related to Elyn, Eleanor was the most widely used.
† Pronunciation for Elyn: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"