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What does Gaylen mean?

Gaylen Pronunciation of Gaylen [gaylen] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Gaylen) is a Greek name, and the name Gaylen means "calm". Gaylen is a version of Galen (Greek): from GalÍnus. See also Jaylen.

Associated with: greek, calm (peace).


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

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

Creative forms:
(male) Gallen, Golen, ..

(female) Gayde, Gaynet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gaylen Bryer (G.B.), ..

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. Demographics)

Gaylen was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex position of #981 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gaylen name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Gaylen are Galen, Gaylon, Jalen (#589 from recent data), Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen (#345) and Jaylon (#1137). Other forms, like Gaillen, are uncommon. These forms of Gaylen reached the top of their popularity 15 years ago (average #1009) and have become much less popular since (#1508, 72%), with forms such as Jalen becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gaylen, Galen, Gaylon, Jalen, Jalin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 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 Gilean, Gillan, Gillean, Gillen, Gilleon, Gillon, Gilon and Gullan. Other recommended names are Bayler, Braylen, Caelen, Cayden, Cayle, Dallen, Dayle, Daylen, Daylin, Daylon, Gable, Gaile, Galten, Galven, Gamlin, Garen, Garlan, Garlen, Garlend, Garlin, Garlyn, Garmen, Garwen, Gaven, Gayle, Gayler, Gayner, Glenn, Glin, Glyn, Glynn, Gyles, Hallen, Hamlen, Harlen, Hayden, Haylan, Hayle, Hayley, Jaycen, Jayden, Jayelen, Jaylan, Jaylin, Jaysen, Jayven, Kalen, Kayden, Kayle, Kayleb, Kayley, Kayven, Kylen, Marlen, Maslen, Skylen, Talen, Tallen, Taylan, Tayler, Tayten, Vallen, Waylan, Waylen, Waylin, Waylon and Zayle. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gaylen.

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