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Girl Name: Glynis

Name: Glynis
Pronunciation: \g-ly-nis\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Welsh
Related Names: Glenda
Sounds Like: Glenis, Glennys, Glenice
Variant forms: Glennis, Glenys, Glinnis, Glinyce, Glinys, Glinyss, Glynae, Glynice, Glynnis
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3131


Glynis \g-ly-nis\ as a girl's name is pronounced GLEN-iss. It is of Welsh origin. Related to Glenn and its variants. Made familiar in America in the 1950s-1960s due to Welsh actress Glynis Johns.

Glynis has 9 variant forms: Glennis, Glenys, Glinnis, Glinyce, Glinys, Glinyss, Glynae, Glynice and Glynnis.

For more information, see also the related name Glenda.

Baby names that sound like Glynis are Glenis, Glennys and Glenice.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Glynis.


Glynis is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3131 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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