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Elin - Meaning of Elin

What does Elin mean?

Meaning of the name ElinEllaNoraEllieEleanorElenaNorahLenaElainaLanaAylinElleHelenAileenLianaHelenaAlenaElaineLeonaEileenEllen

[ 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.

See also the related categories, french, scandinavian, and welsh.

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.

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.

Meaning of Elin Meaning of Eileen Meaning of Ellen Meaning of Helen
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