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The name Lynn is of English origin, and means pretty.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Lynn has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Lynn
Use of the Name Lynn for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
179,013 115,065 8,738 419 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Lynn has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Lynn last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1996, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Lynn
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880897530930
1881  37321
1882  34127
1883  28833
1884  34327
1885  35225
1886  34425
1887  34823
1888  47517
1889  24644
1890  33328
1891  27934
1892  29539
18939411129535
1894  34628
1895  26446
1896  30937
1897  36427
1898  27144
1899  32031
1900  34341
1901  35627
1902  31039
1903  32534
1904  31740
19059941540728
1906  32740
1907  30748
19089561831250
1909  27667
19109072331363
19118642533865
191296928286156
191395332286192
191487245298230
191599945286304
191692355287320
191790958275347
191886569282363
191988164291344
192092862272412
192195261295363
192284376287383
192387671285392
192485079283408
1925731102273438
192675492296368
1927651124270445
1928654115264465
1929658113273416
1930540158261456
1931484177262426
1932422244239496
1933377289218529
1934363303216563
1935347339215552
1936308384200615
1937278498187702
1938232721181811
1939202873167884
19401939551591,049
19411711,2601411,343
19421491,7481461,399
19431342,0631471,435
19441162,2551541,281
19451022,7321561,217
1946943,8801551,517
1947754,9901511,778
1948804,6061571,564
1949744,8741591,577
1950765,0211551,619
1951725,6111541,661
1952715,8151671,590
1953675,9851701,552
1954636,7791871,412
1955627,3441951,334
1956587,7342091,248
1957617,4372111,267
1958607,2112391,053
1959637,0622531,003
1960646,850255961
1961716,441263891
1962716,214264831
1963735,832288718
1964725,675307646
1965804,664334515
1966814,307340485
1967814,197359438
1968854,100363456
19691033,646377433
19701193,265417381
19711282,666443340
19721352,250461292
19731451,939483266
19741631,649533225
19751831,421584191
19762151,147597184
19772271,100695149
19782231,108677152
19792411,068726143
19802531,016664169
1981261950655171
1982295834799123
1983295787870102
1984330705866103
1985377602862110
198642451397689
1987462474  
1988484468  
1989536425  
1990580398  
1991652337  
1992743285  
1993779265  
1994787260  
1995901210  
1996933209  
Totals:  179,013 51,006

During the last 125 years, parents have used Lynn as a girl's name about 77% of the time and less frequently (about 22% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Lynn appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 91 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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