US Popularity:3600
Other Origin(s):Scandinavian, Dutch, Welsh
Meaning:Shining, brilliant; The bright one
Stemming from Greek roots, the girl's name Elin is the Welsh, Dutch, and Scandinavian equivalent of Helen. Helen of Troy is known in Greek mythology for being the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda, the Queen of Sparta, and the wife of Menelaus, who was abducted by Paris. With this name's meanings of “shining,” "brilliant," and "the bright one," and its links to divine beauty, Elin is a charming choice to lovingly represent your little ray of light.

Elin Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Elin is currently #1915 on The Bump
Girl:Elin is currently #856 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Elin is currently #3600 in U.S. births
Girl:Elin is currently #1296 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 705
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Elin

  • Behind the Name, Elin, February 2020

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Helen, June 2019

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