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The first name 

Devlyn is a name for all genders, somewhat more commonly used for boys.

Devlyn is a very rare first name!

At least in the US, the name Devlyn is extremely rare. Recently, only a handful of babies has been named Devlyn each year. That means it’s extremely unlikely that a boy or girl called Devlyn will meet someone with the same name. So, Devlyn is a very special name!

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Devlyn -
ahead of the curve

In fact, the name Devlyn did not fit the trend of the last century. Young parents in the 2000s began to change that a bit. After several years of not being given at all (or less than 5 times, because that's the number required for a name to appear in the statistics), Devlyn seemed to be more popular than ever in 2005. Although the name never ranked higher than #7,087, 33 parents chose it that year, making it a potential new rising star on the horizon of beautiful and rare names. If your name is Devlyn, you are well on your way to becoming en vogue.

In years where the graph has no value, the name Devlyn was given less than five times or even none at all in the entire USA.

Devlyn in 2022 – originality welcome!

In 2022, expectant parents chose the yet rare name Devlyn a few times. Among all babies it ranked #20,242 - with a total of 7 newborns. This means, as you can see above, that the name is still more common than it was most time of the last century, when it supposedly didn't appear at all for many years - giving children with this first name a sheen of something particularly contemporary and special.

Devlyn has 6 letters 
and begins with a D

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter D is a particularly popular initial letter for first names. That’s because 6.3% of all common given names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for given names are A, J and K.

With six letters, the name Devlyn is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

With 6.3% of all first names that begin with the letter D, this first letter is much more common than the other letters on average.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Devlyn

If your name is Devlyn and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Devlyn

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Devlyn, you can simply say:







This is how the name Devlyn is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Devlyn in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Devlyn

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Devlyn is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Devlyn

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Devlyn sounds like this: