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What does Gaylen mean?

Gaylen /gay-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 version, with the prefix Gay-, 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.

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

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

(female) Gaylena, Gaylennia, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name history of Gaylen for boys. 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, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of Gaylen and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Gaylen are Galen, Gaylon, Jalen (#572 from recent data), Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen (#318) and Jaylon (#1100). Other forms, like Gaillen, are uncommon. These forms of Gaylen reached the top of their popularity 14 years ago (average #1009) and have become much less popular since (#1498, 70%), 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.