[ 1 syll. flyn(n), fl-y-nn ] The baby boy name Flynn is pronounced FLihN †. Flynn's origin is Irish Gaelic, and its use, English. The name Flynn means 'red one; son of the red one'.
Derivatives of Flynn include the Irish Flann, the name Flen, the name Flenn, the English Flin, the English Flinn, the name Floinn, the English Flyn, and the name Flyne.
See also the related categories, red (rose), english, son (heir), and irish.
Flynn is somewhat popular as a baby boy name. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2010s; prior to that, it was of only irregular use. At the modest height of its usage in 2014, 0.019% of baby boys were named Flynn. It had a ranking of #658 then. In 2018, it ranked at #779 with a usage of 0.015%, and it was the most popular within all boy names in its family.
Baby names that sound like Flynn include Flin, Flinn, Flyn, Flyne, Flyntt, Phelyn, Fáelán, Filemón, Filón, Flainn, Flame, Flan, Flann, Flayme, Flenn, Floinn, Phelym, Falan, Faleen, and Fallin.
† Pronunciation for Flynn: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"