[ 2 syll. al-lyn, all-yn ] The baby boy name Allyn is also used as a girl name, but the use for boys is somewhat more common. Its pronunciation is AELihN †. Allyn is used chiefly in the English and Scottish languages, and its origin is Celtic. Allyn is a variant spelling of the name Alan (Breton, English, German, and Scottish).
Allyn is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1931, 0.005% of baby boys were given the name Allyn. Its ranking then was #838. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is today of sporadic use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Allyn, Alan was the most popular. Although there were times from 1951 to 1951 that Allyn was more popular with girls, today it is somewhat used more commonly as a baby boy name.
† Pronunciation for Allyn: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"