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What does Gaylon mean?

Gaylon /gay-lon/ 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.


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

Gaylon has 7 more different relations via Galen: Gaillen, Galeno, Jalen, Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen and Jaylon.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Galon, Graylon, ..

(female) Gaylonna, Gaylonnia, ..

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. Demographics)


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

Presented below is the birth name history of Gaylon for boys. Gaylon was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #764 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Prominent related forms of Gaylon are Jaylen (#318 via latest list), Jalen (#572), Jaylon (#1100), Gaylen, Jalon, Jalin and Galen. Other forms, like Gaylin, are uncommon. These forms of Gaylon reached the height of their popularity 14 years ago (usage of 0.31%) and are now much less common (usage 0.09%, 70%), with versions like Jaylon becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

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

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

Similar Names


Gaylon is pronounced similarly to Gillan, Gillen, Gilleon, Gillion, Gillon, Gilon and Gullan. Other recommended names are Baylor, Braylon, Caydon, Dallon, Dalon, Daylan, Daylen, Daylin, Daylon, Daymon, Dayton, Gaeton, Gallo, Gallton (see Galton), Galo, Galton, Galvon, Gamlin, Gannon, Garlan, Garlen, Garlin, Garlyn, Garmon, Garon, Garron, Garson, Garton, Gaston, Gayle, Gayler, Gaylor, Gaylord, Glen, Glyn, Glynn, Graydon, Grayton, Haydon, Haylan, Jaelon, Jailon, Jaydon, Jaylan, Jaylin, Jaylonn, Jayron, Jayson, Jayvon, Kaydon, Kaylob, Mahlon, Mallon, Marlon, Maslon, Naylor, Payton, Raydon, Raylen, Raymon, Shaylon, Tallon, Taylon, Taylor, Tayson, Tayton, Waylan and Waylon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gaylon.