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What does Jalayna mean?

Jalayna Pronunciation of Jalayna [jalay-na] as a name for girls is of American origin, and the meaning of Jalayna is "sun ray". Jalayna is a variant form of Ja- (American). Jalayna is also a variant of Jelena (Russian, Greek): form of Helena via Helen.

Associated with: sun.


Jalayna has 3 variants: Jalaina, Jalena and Jelina.

14 more different relations via Ja-, Jelena: Galina, Jakayla, Jakiya, Jalaine, Jalea, Jaleesa, Jalessa, Jalicia, Jalisa, Jalissa, Jaliyah, Jalyn, Jamaine and Javona.

Creative forms:
(female) Jalaysa, Jelayna, ..

(male) Jalayde, Jalayor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jalayna Legacy (J.L.), ..

How popular is Jalayna?

Jalayna is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Jalayna is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Jakayla (#1368 in 2015), Jakiya, Jaleesa, Jalessa, Jalisa, Jalissa, Jaliyah (#583) and Jalyn are the popular alternative forms of Jalayna (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Jalaine, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Jalayna was at its peak in 2009 (average #1551) and is somewhat less today (#1743, 47.3% less usage), with forms like Jalisa becoming less trendy. Jakayla has been the most well-known version, though Jaliyah is currently the preferred form. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jakayla, Jakiya, Jaleesa, Jalessa, Jalisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jalissa, Jaliyah, Jalyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jalayna is pronounced similarly to Jaelana, Jelani, Jilana, Jiliana, Jillana, Jolana, Jolanna, Jolena, Jolina, Jolyna, Julayna, Julena, Juliana, Julianna, Julina, Julyana, Julyanna and Jyllina. Other recommended names are Alayna, Dalanna, Delayna, Elayna, Jaelyn, Jalin, Jaline, Janaya, Jardyna (see Jardina), Jaylan, Jaylynn, Jayna, Jillayne, Jolaine, Jolan, Jolanne, Jolyn, Jolyne, Jolynn, Julaine, Julyne (see Julia), Kalana, Malana, Marlayna, Talanna and Telayna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jalayna.

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