Name
LYNX

Name LYNX

Between 1944 and 2019 there were 14 births of Lynx in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Lynx per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 1 birth.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Lynx   
In Italiano Nome Lynx   


Information about the first name Lynx

The first name Lynx is listed in our categories :The first name Lynx has been assigned to:
85.71% to boys
14.29% to girls
The country where the first name Lynx is the most common is:
AB Alberta
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 4 letters including 1 vowel and 3 consonants

Lynx in Japanese *

Romajirinkkusu
Katakanaリンックス
Hiraganaりんっくす
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Lynx in Japanese
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Lynx in sign language

Lynx in binary language

01101100 01111001 01101110 01111000

Origin and meaning of name Lynx

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Latin lynx (“lynx”). Named by the astronomer Johannes Hevelius in 1687. The constellation is said to be so faint that one needs the eyes of a lynx to see it.
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English lynx, from Latin lynx, from Ancient Greek λύγξ (lúnx), from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (“white; light; bright”), because of the cat's glowing eyes and ability to see in the dark. Replaced Old English lox.
Noun src :
  • lynx (plural lynxes or lynx)
  • Any of several medium-sized wild cats, mostly of the genus Lynx.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /lɪŋks/
  • Hyphenation: Lynx
  • Homophone: links
Pronunciation src :
  • enPR: lĭngks, IPA(key): /lɪŋks/
  • Homophone: links
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋks
Proper noun src :
  • Lynx
  • (astronomy) A faint spring constellation of the northern sky. It lies north of the constellation Cancer.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Lyncis
Middle English
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Latin lynx, from Ancient Greek λύγξ (lúnx).
Alternative forms src :
  • linx, lenx
Noun src :
  • lynx (plural lenxis or lynces)
  • lynx
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /links/, [liŋks]
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • English: lynx
  • Scots: lynx (obsolete)
FR French
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Latin, from Ancient Greek λύγξ (lúnx)
Noun src :
  • lynx m (plural lynx)
  • a lynx
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /lɛ̃ks/
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • loup-cervier
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From Ancient Greek λύγξ (lúnx).
Noun src :
  • lynx m or f (genitive lyncis); third declension
  • A lynx
  • Colla lyncum.
  • The necks of the lynxes.Carmina (also Odes) by Horace (Latin text with English translations)
  • Quin et Prometheus et Pelopis parens
  • dulci laborem decipitur sono
  • nec curat Orion leones
  • aut timidos agitare lyncas
  • Prometheus too and Pelops' sire
  • In listening lose the sense of woe;
  • Orion hearkens to the lyre,
  • And lets the lynx and lion go.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /lynks/, [lʲʏŋks]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /links/, [liŋks]
Noun (Declension) src :
  • Third-declension noun.
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From lynx.
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Dutch linx, from Latin lynx, from Ancient Greek λύγξ (lúnx).
Noun src :
  • lynx m (plural lynxen, diminutive lynxje n)
  • lynx, felid of the genus Lynx, in particular the Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx); sometimes used of other medium-sized felids with large, plumed ears.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /lɪŋks/
  • Hyphenation: lynx
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋks
  • Homophone: links
Proper noun src :
  • Lynx m
  • (astronomy) Lynx
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Canadese lynx
  • Europese lynx
  • Iberische lynx
  • pardellynx
  • rode lynx
  • Spaanse lynx
  • woestijnlynx
Noun (Synonyms) src :
 

Popularity of the name Lynx

Number of LYNX births per year

Total births of Lynx by country

Births with the first name Lynx
Country
Boys
Girls
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
8
2
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
2
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
1
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
1
0

Total births of Lynx by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Lynx
Country
Boys
Girls
ABAlberta
2019
1
0

Comments on the name Lynx

Personalities with the first name Lynx

There is 0 personality with the first name Lynx



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Lynx

There are 6 actors and actresses with the first name Lynx
Lynx Gaede
Lynx Dyan
Lynx Canon
Lynx Vilden
Lynx Tyus
Lynx Rufus

Rankings of first name LYNX by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#4019AB Alberta2019
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name LYNX (female) births over the last year available in each country






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