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What does Jalen mean?

Jalen Pronunciation of Jalen [jalen] as a boys' name. Modern name, probably from Galen (Greek) "healer; tranquil" with a J-.

Associated with: modern, greek, tranquil (peace).


Jalen has 16 variants: Jaelan, Jaelin, Jaelon, Jailin, Jaillen, Jaillin, Jailon, Jalan, Jalin, Jalon, Jayelan, Jayelen, Jaylan, Jaylen, Jaylon and Jaylonn.

Affiliated boy names: Braylen and Ja-.

9 more different relations via Galen: Gaelan, Gaillen, Galan, Galeno, Galin, Galyn, Gaylen, Gaylin and Gaylon.

Creative forms:
(male) Jamlen, Janlen, ..

(female) Jaleni, Jali, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jalen Yusuf (J.Y.), ..

How popular is Jalen?

Jalen is an unusual given name for males. Jalen is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Jalen was first listed in 1992 and reached its top position of #106 in the U.S. in 2000, and is currently at #589. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Jalen (#589 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000 are Braylen (#412 via latest list), Galen, Gaylen, Gaylon, Jaelin, Jaelon, Jalan, Jalin, Jalon, Jaylan, Jaylen (#345) and Jaylon (#1137). Other variants, like Gaylin, are seldom used. These relations of Jalen were popular in the year 2000 (adoption of 0.33%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.12%, down 62%), with versions such as Jaylon becoming less in vogue. Jalen has generally been a favorite of parents, though Braylen has grown popular as well.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaelin, Jaelon, Jalan, Jalin, Jalon in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Jalen is pronounced similarly to Jalenn, Jaylin, Jolyon, Julian, Julien and Julyan. Other recommended names are Aaren, Caden, Caelen, Dagen, Dalen, Daven, Daylen, Eaden, Falken, Galven, Garlen, Haden, Hagen, Halen, Halten (see Halton), Hamlen, Haven, Jabin, Jacan, Jace, Jacen, Jacey, Jaden, Jadon, Jae, Jaeden, Jahan, Jake, Jalal, Jamel, James, Jamey, Jamin, Jamon, Jan, Janek, Jansen, Janzen, Jaran, Jarel, Jaren, Jarren, Jase, Jasen, Javon, Jaxen, Jaxon, Jaycen, Jayden, Jaye, Jaysen, Jeaven, Jeven, Jiles, Joben, Julee (see July), Kalen, Kylen, Laken, Laren, Mallen, Maslen, Naren, Raylen, Talen, Tallen, Valen, Vallen and Waylen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jalen.