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Meaning and Name Origin

Jaylen \ja(y)-len\ as a boys' name is pronounced JAY-len. It is of American origin. Contemporary blend of Jay and Len, possibly a rhyming variant of Gaylen. Biblical: Jalon (Hebrew) was a descendant of Judah.


Jaylen has 4 variants: Jalon, Jaylan, Jaylin and Jaylon.

For more information, see also related boy names Galen and Jalen.

Jaylen has 28 more different forms via Gaylen, Jalon, Jay, Len: Gaelan, Galan, Galin, Galyn, Gaylin, Gaylinn, Gaylon, Jae, Jaelan, Jaelin, Jaelon, Jai, Jailin, Jaillen, Jaillin, Jailon, Jalan, Jalen, Jaye, Jayelan, Jayelen, Jaylonn, Jayron, Jayronn, Jeh, Lenn, Leon and Leone.


Jaylen is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Jaylen is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jaylen for boys. Jaylen was first listed in 1993 and reached its top rank of #175 in the U.S. in 2009, and is presently at #318. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jaylen name in U.S.

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

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jaylen and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Jaylen (#318 a year ago) listed in the Top 1000 are Galen, Gaylon, Jai, Jalen (#572 a year ago), Jalon, Jay (#372), Jaylan, Jaylin, Jaylon, Len and Leon (#321). Adoption of these boy names reached its peak in 2001 and is now much less, with forms like Jalen, Jaylan, Jaylin, Jaylon and Len becoming somewhat dated. Jaylen (#318) is the most chic birth name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Galen, Gaylon, Jalen, Jalon, Jay, Jaylan, Jaylen, Jaylin, Jaylon, Len, Leon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jai, Jay, Leon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jaylen is pronounced similarly to Jalenn. Other recommended similar baby names are Baylen, Daylen, Jalin, Jaycen, Jayden, Jaysen, Jayven, Raylen and Waylen. Like Jaylen, these names are not frequently used.