Elin: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Elin
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In Scandinavia, this name is really pronounced ee-ah-lyn. However in other countries, it's pronounced ee-lyn & like Ellen.
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Elin in Wales can also be spelt Elyn. It's my sister's name. E (as in egg) and lyn (to rhyme with fin or tin).
My name is Elin, i am 11. i came to this website trying to find out what my name meant. Elin means beautiful nymph. my middle name is anwen which has a lot of meanings, intelligent and beautiful are some of them. I love this name and i reccomend it with all my heart.all my life people have told me its a very unusual name. I am proud to be different. i really hope you choose this name because i love it.
Elin is the name of my sister's youngest daughter. Her full name is Elin Monika. It goes really well with her sons names, Josiah and John Luke. Everyone mispronounces it like the name Ellen, but it's eh-leen. I was planning on naming my last daughter Elin, but my husband and I decided on naming our daughter Molly(:
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Eli, El, eleanor, ellie, elle
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Medieval Scandinavian form of Helen, meaning "light". Pronounced: AY-lin.
Welsh form of Helen. Pronounced: ELL-in. In Welsh, the word can also mean "beautiful nymph". it also means intelligent and beautiful.
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Elin Nordegren, Swedish model and ex-wife of golfer Tiger Woods
Elin Manahan Thomas, Welsh soprano
Elin Wägner, Swedish writer and pacifist
Elin Fflur Jones, Welsh singer and songwriter
Elin Hilderbrand, American novelist
Elin Ek, Swedish actress
Elin Eaton, ME
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