What does Gaylon mean?
Gaylon /gay-lon/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Gaylon means "calm". Gaylon is a version, with the prefix Gay-, of Galen (Greek): from GalÍnus.
How popular is Gaylon?
Gaylon is an unusual first name for males. Gaylon is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Gaylon for boys. Gaylon was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #758 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Prominent related forms of Gaylon are Jaylen (#318 a year ago), Jalen (#572), Jaylon, Jalon and Galen. Forms like Gaylen are uncommon. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in 2001 (usage of 0.3907%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.185%, ▼52.6%), with the versions Jaylon, Jalen, Galen and Gaylon becoming less stylish. Jaylen (#318) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this compilation. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gaylon and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)