What does Gaylen mean?
Gaylen /gay-len/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Gaylen). Gaylen's name origin is Greek, and the name Gaylen means "calm". Gaylen is a version, with the prefix Gay-, of Galen (Greek): from GalÍnus. See also Jaylen.
How popular is Gaylen?
Gaylen is an uncommon given name for men. Gaylen is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Gaylen and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Gaylen (not ranked) are Galen, Gaylon, Jalen (#572 last year), Jalon, Jaylen (#318) and Jaylon. Forms like Gaillen are uncommon. These boy names reached the top of their popularity in the year 2001 (usage of 0.3907%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.185%, ▼52.6%), with the forms Galen, Gaylon, Jalen and Jaylon becoming less stylish. Jaylen (#318) is the most chic birth name in this list. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Gaylen is pronounced similarly to Gillen. Other recommended similar baby names are Baylen, Daylen, Garlen, Gayle▼, Gayler, Glen▼, Raylen and Waylen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gaylen.