Meaning and Name Origin
Maylene \ma(y)-le-ne\ as a girls' name is of English derivation, and the meaning of the name Maylene is "the fifth month". Maylene is a variation of May (English): the month of May was named for Maia, the Roman earth goddess. Rare as a given name for girls.
Maylene is a rare first name for females. Maylene is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Maylene and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Maylene (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Mae (#682 in 2014), Maia (#626), May, Maya (#74) and Maye. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during 1880-1889 and is now much lower, with the versions Mae, May and Maye becoming less trendy. Maia (#626) and Maya (#74) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Maylene is pronounced similarly to Melene and Mylene. Other suggested similar baby names are Gaylene, Jaylene, Kaylene, Malena, Marlene▼ and Raylene. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maylene.