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Adelyn and Adeline are two of the most popular baby names for girls in modern times. Adelyn is actually a variation of the name Adeline, and it is pronounced slightly differently. It has only been on the Social Security Index since 2007, but it already ranks at number 235 overall.

Meaning of the name Adelyn:

English: woman of Magdala

Origin of the name Adelyn:

The baby name Adelyn comes as a variation of the name Adeline. Adeline itself, however, comes as a variation of the names Madeline or Madelyn. Both of these latter names mean woman of Magdala, and that meaning passed down even to the more modern Adelyn.

Symbolism of the name Adelyn:

The baby name Adelyn means woman of Magdala since it can be traced back to the name Madeline. Madeline comes from the name Magdalene, just like Mary Magdalene who is found in the New Testament of the Bible.

Style of the name Adelyn:

Modern

Gender of the name Adelyn:

The baby name Adelyn is a name for girls as it is a form of the name Madeline or Madelyn.

Pronunciation of the name Adelyn:

AD-e-lin

Number of syllables in the name Adelyn:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Adelyn:

The baby name Adelyn feels sweet and kind. It also is a great name that feels youthful without giving off a sense of immaturity.

Alternative spellings for the name Adelyn:

Nicknames for the name Adelyn:

Popularity of the name Adelyn:

The baby name Adelyn did not get on the Social Security popularity index until 2007. It began at number 847, and went on to the top 200 list from 2014 to 2016. As of the year 2020, the name ranks at number 235 overall for girls.

Related names for the name Adelyn:

Great middle names for Adelyn and their meanings:

  • Emelia (industrious)
  • Jane (Yahweh is gracious)
  • Charlotte (free man, petite)
  • Noelle (the Lord's birthday)
  • Josephine (Yahweh shall grow)
  • Jerusha (married)
  • Marie (star of the sea)

Famous people with the name Adelyn:

  • Adelyn Breeskin (professional art historian)

Adelyns in popular culture:

Currently, there are no pop culture references for the name Adelyn.