What does Jacen mean?
Jacen /ja-cen/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Jacen's name origins are English, Hebrew and Greek, and the name Jacen means "the Lord is my salvation". Jacen is a variant transcription of Jace (English, Hebrew): variant short variation of Jason. Compare last name Jaen.
How popular is Jacen?
Jacen is an unusual first name for males. Jacen is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Jacen and affiliated names. Jace (#68 the previous year), Jason (#75), Jase (#105), Jayce (#150), Jay (#372), Jayson (#393) and Jasen are the prominent related forms of Jacen (outside Top 1000). Forms like Jasun are uncommon. Usage of these boy names was at its highest in 2013 (usage of 0.6937%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.691%, down 0.4%), but with the forms Jasen and Jay becoming less in vogue. The most trendy baby names among these are Jase (#105), Jayce (#150), Jace (#68), Jason (#75) and Jayson (#393), and there is also a rebound in baby name usage for Jason. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Jacen is alike in pronunciation to Jaycen. Other recommended similar baby names are Jacan, Jachin, Jacksen, Jacqin, Jacson, Jaden▲, Jalen▼, Jaren▼, Jaxen▲ and Jaxon▲. Like Jacen, these names are not commonly used.