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Meaning and name origin

Gaylen \ga(y)-len\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Gaylen), is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Gaylen is "calm". Gaylen is a variant of Galen (Greek): from GalÍnus, which derives from galÍnÍ. See also Jaylen.


Gaylen has 7 variant forms: Gaelan, Galan, Galin, Galyn, Gaylin, Gaylinn, Gaylon.


Gaylen is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gaylen and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jaylen (#318), Gaylon and Galen. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Gaylen is also pronounced similarly to Gillen. Other suggested similar baby names are Baylen, Daylen, Gaillen, Galeno, Garlen, Gayle, Gayler, Glen, Raylen and Waylen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gaylen.