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What does Gayleen mean?

Gayleen Pronunciation of Gayleen [gayleen] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Gayleen is "father of exaltation". Gayleen is an alternate spelling of Gail (Hebrew): short transcription of Abigail.


Gayleen has 2 variants: Gaylene and Gayline.

9 more related forms via Gail: Gaile, Gale, Gayel, Gayelle, Gayla, Gayle, Gayll, Gaylla and Gaylle.

Creative forms:
(female) Garleen, Guleen, ..

(male) Gaygen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gayleen Adaline (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gayleen?

Gayleen is an unusual given name for women. Gayleen is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Gayleen (outside Top 2000) are Gayle, Gaylene, Gayla, Gale, Gaile and Gail. These relations of Gayleen were popular as birth names 7 decades ago (usage of 0.57%), but now, versions like Gayla have become somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gail, Gaile, Gale, Gayla, Gayle, Gaylene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gayleen and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gayleen is alike in pronunciation to Galen and Gaylen. Other suggested similar names are Ayleen, Baylee, Caileen, Caleen, Carleen, Catleen, Caylee, Cayleen, Caylen, Darleen, Earleen, Faeleen, Galena, Galiena, Galliena, Galyena, Glen, Glenn, Harleen, Haylee, Jaeleen, Jakleen, Jasleen, Jaylee, Jayleen, Kaileen, Kaleen, Karleen, Katleen, Kaylee, Kayleen, Kayleena, Kaylen, Kyleen, Marleen, Mayleen, Myleen, Naydeen, Pauleen, Raeleen, Rayleen, Shayleen and Taleen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gayleen.

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