Ashlyn - Meaning of Ashlyn
[ 2 syll. as-hlyn, ash-l-yn ] The baby girl name Ashlyn is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced AE-SHLihN †. Ashlyn has its origins in the Irish, Old English, and English languages. It is used largely in English. The name can be taken as a combination of Ashley and Lynn.
In addition, Ashlyn is a form (English) of the English, Gaelic, and Irish Aisling.
Ashlyn is also a form of the English Ashley.
Ashlyn has 14 forms. Forms of the name include Aislinn, Ashelynn, Ashlan, Ashleann, Ashleen, Ashleene, Ashlen, Ashlene, Ashlin, Ashling, Ashly, Ashlyne, and Ashlynne. Another English form is the spelling variant Ashlynn (used in Irish as well).
Ashlyn is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name grew in popularity from the 1980s up to the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only infrequent use. At the modest height of its usage in 2005, 0.126% of baby girls were named Ashlyn. It was #126 in rank then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then. In 2018, it ranked at #570 with a usage of 0.029%, but it was nevertheless the 3rd most popular after Ashley and Ashlynn, within all girl names in its family. Ashley was 4 times more regularly used than Ashlyn in 2018. Ashlyn has primarily been a baby girl name in the last century.
Baby names that sound like Ashlyn include Aishlinn, Aislin, Aislinn, Ashlin, Ashlinn, Ashlyne, Ashlynn, Ashlynne, Aislyn, Aislynn, Aislynne, Alane, Aleine, Ashlan, Ashlene, Özlem, Ulane, Ulann, Ulanne, and Alaini.
† Pronunciation for Ashlyn: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"