Welsh, from Latin
"charming, flattering or rival"

Emlyn Origin and Meaning

The name Emlyn is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "charming, flattering or rival".

Gentle and poetic and often heard in Wales, Emlyn joins Emrys as soft, interesting alternatives to popular Em- names like Emmett and Emery.

Emlyn Popularity

Famous People Named Emlyn

  • Emlyn WilliamsWelsh playwright and actor
  • Emlyn HughesWelsh footballer for Liverpool and England
  • (Emlyn Hugh) Garner EvansBritish MP