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The first name 

Eilyn is a female first name.

Eilyn – one in 100,000!

There’s a good chance that a girl named Eilyn in a medium-sized town will be unique. That’s because only a few babies a year are named Eilyn in all of the US. Only about one in 100,000 girls is named Eilyn by her parents. In the ranking of most common girls names in recent years, Eilyn ranks at #7,520. That means there are 7,519 more common girls names, but there are also a few thousand that are even rarer. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Eilyn.

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

Eilyn -
at home in

If you ever wanted to meet a girl or a woman named Eilyn, you have limited options – because girls with this beautiful name are currently living in . However, we must admit that a given name is only included in a state’s official statistics if tehre are at least five people with that name living there – so it’s quite possible that there are still a few women and girls called Eilyn living in one state or another (if your name is Eilyn and you live outside of , we’d really appreciate it if you’d let us know, so we can refine our statistics even further). Which means – if you put this number in relation to the population of the USA – only one in 2,982,583 girls and women would turn around if you called out the name Eilyn. So, if your name is Eilyn it is very likely that you won’t need a nickname in your peer group, because having the name Eilyn already makes you special.

Eilyn has 5 letters 
and begins with an E

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter E is neither particularly common nor particularly rare as a first letter for girls' names: 3.9% of all common girls' names in the US begin with this letter. The most common first letters of girls' names, by the way, are A, S and M, while U, X and Q are the least common initials of girls' names.

With five letters, the name Eilyn is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. 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.

That means that with 3.9%, E as the first letter in girls' names is almost as common as all 26 letters on average - and of all the girls' names that start with an E, Elizabeth is the most common.

Other names with 
E, i, l, y and n

If you take all the letters in the name Eilyn – E, i, l, y and n – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Eylin or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Eilyn

If your name is Eilyn 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 Eilyn

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






This is how the name Eilyn 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 Eilyn 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 Eilyn

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Eilyn 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 Eilyn

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. Eilyn sounds like this: