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What does Gaylen mean?

Gaylen \ga(y)-len\ 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 derivative of Galen (Greek): from GalÍnus. See also Jaylen.


Gaylen has 7 variants: Gaelan, Galan, Galin, Galyn, Gaylin, Gaylinn and Gaylon.

Gaylen has 7 more related forms via Galen: Gaillen, Galeno, Jalen, Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen and Jaylon.


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 (#unlisted) are Galen, Gaylon, Jalen (#572 last year), Jalon, Jaylen (#318) and Jaylon. 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%, down 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Galen, Gaylon, Jalen, Jalon, Jaylen, Jaylon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.