Braelyn is a fairly new baby name that has risen in popularity in the United States over the last couple of decades. It's soft and feminine, and some parents believe it has roots that relate back to nature. When it comes to spelling the name, Braelyn is flexible with many alternatives to choose from.

Meaning of the name Braelyn:

Welsh: Primrose
Scottish Gaelic: Lake and hills

Origin of the name Braelyn:

Braelyn is a relatively new name that has become somewhat popular in the United States over the last couple of decades. Most baby name experts believe it was born out of the trend of creating cute feminine names that end with “lyn,” like Ashlyn, Kaitlyn, Madelyn, Raelyn and Adalyn.

Symbolism of the name Braelyn:

Many people believe the name Braelyn has roots in the Welsh word for “primrose.” The primrose is a symbol of strength and bravery because it's one of the first flowers to bloom after winter.

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Gender of the name Braelyn:

Braelyn is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Braelyn:


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Emotion evoked from the name Braelyn:

The name Braelyn evokes an image of femininity, beauty and softness.

Alternative spellings for the name Braelyn:

  • Braelynn
  • Braylyn
  • Braelin
  • Braylin
  • Braylen

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Popularity of the name Braelyn:

Braelyn first made the Social Security Administration's list of the top 1,000 baby names in 2006. While it hasn't broken into the top 100, it's remained on the list ever since. In 2020, it ranked at number 686.

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