This name is one in a series of girls’ names inspired by the French Madeleine and the German word adelheid meaning “nobility”. Adelyn is also the diminutive of Adèle, another French classic that’s influenced spinoffs like Adeline, Adalyn and Adalynn. As for nicknames, imagine calling out for “Addy” at the park – it’s just too adorable!
Rank in the year 2015
Adelyn was ranked #420 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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