[ 2 syll. e-mlyn, em-l-yn ] The baby boy name Emlyn is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is EHMLihN †.
1: Emlyn is used chiefly in the English and Welsh languages, and its origin is Welsh. The name is of obscure origin; it could be from a place name in Dyfed, Wales, or else it could ultimately be from the Latin Aemilius.
Emelen, Emlen, and Emlin are variants of Emlyn.
2: Emlyn is used chiefly in the Welsh language and it is derived from Germanic origins. It is derived from the element 'amal' meaning work.
In addition, Emlyn is a variant of Emil.
Emlyn is also a variant of the name Emiliano (Italian and Spanish) in the Welsh language.
See also the related categories, english, latin, obscure, welsh, and germanic (german).
Emlyn is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Emlyn, Emiliano was the most popular.
Baby names that sound like Emlyn include Emilien, Emilano, and Emiliano (Italian and Spanish).
† English pronunciation for Emlyn: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"