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What does Gaylin mean?

Gaylin Pronunciation of Gaylin [gaylin] as a name for boys is a Greek name, and the name Gaylin means "calm". Gaylin is an alternate spelling of Galen (Greek): from GalÍnus.

Associated with: greek, calm (peace).


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

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

Creative forms:
(male) Gailin, Gaslin, ..

(female) Gaylinne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gaylin Kane (G.K.), ..

How popular is Gaylin?

Gaylin is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Gaylin is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Galen, Gaylen, Gaylon, Jalen (#589 from recent data), Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen (#345) and Jaylon (#1137) are the popular varying forms of Gaylin (not ranked). Other forms, like Galeno, are uncommon. These forms of Gaylin reached the peak of their popularity in 2000 (median #1009) and have become much less common since (#1508, 72%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jalon, Jaylen, Jaylon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gaylin is pronounced similarly to Gilian, Gillan, Gillen, Gillian, Gillion, Gillon, Gilon and Gullan. Other recommended names are Baylen, Braylin, Cailin, Carlin, Catlin, Caydin, Dallin, Daylan, Daylen, Daylin, Daylon, Deylin, Galil, Gallvin (see Galvin), Galvin, Gamlin, Garin, Garlan, Garlen, Garlin, Garlind, Garlyn, Garmin, Garrin, Garvin, Garwin, Gavin, Gawain, Gayle, Gayler, Gaylor, Gellion, Glen, Glin, Glinn, Glyn, Glynn, Hamlin, Harlin, Haylan, Jaelin, Jailin, Jaylan, Jaylin, Kaelin, Kalin, Karlin, Katlin, Kaydin, Malin, Mallin, Marlin, Maslin, Nalin, Paulin, Raylen, Rayvin, Talin, Tallin, Taylan, Taylon, Taytin, Waylan, Waylen, Waylin, Waylon and Weylin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gaylin.

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