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Origin: Myanmar
Region Origin: South-Eastern Asia

The name Lynn has its origins in Welsh and Celtic languages, derived from words meaning "lake," "waterfall," "pool," or "pond". It is a gender-neutral name, although it is more commonly used for girls. In some cases, it is also used as a nickname for Linda, a Spanish name meaning "pretty". Lynn is a popular name in English-speaking countries, particularly in the United States, where it reached its peak in the 1950s. It has been used since the Middle Ages as both a first name and a surname, and in the 20th century, it became more commonly used as a first name. The name is sometimes used as a suffix to create longer names, such as Aislynn, Evelyn, and Brooklyn. Variations of the name Lynn include Linda in Czech, Linda in Danish, Linza in Germanic, Linn in Norwegian, and Linn in Swedish. Pet names for Lynn include Linny, Lye, and LyLy.

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