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Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LIN
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Meaning & History

From an English surname which was derived from Welsh llyn meaning "lake". Before the start of the 20th century it was primarily used for boys, but it has since come to be more common for girls. In some cases it may be thought of as a short form of LINDA or names that end in lyn or line.
Feminine FormsLyn, Lynne, Lynette, Lynna, Lynnette
Other Languages & CulturesLinda, Linza(Ancient Germanic) Linda(Czech) Linda(Danish) Linda, Linde(Dutch) Linda(Finnish) Linda(French) Linda(German) Linda(Hungarian) Linda(Icelandic) Linda(Italian) Linda(Latvian) Linda, Linn(Norwegian) Linda(Slovak) Linda, Linn(Swedish)

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