Name: Ethelyn

Origin and Meaning of the Name Ethelyn

  • Meaning:
    Righteous; noble
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  • Pronunciation:
    (ETH ul in)
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Miscellaneous Info for Ethelyn

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This seems to be an attempt to modernize Ethel (in the 1930s) by adding the feminine "lyn" ending. It reached #456 in the United States in 1938.

Popularity Rank of Ethelyn (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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