Meaning and name origin
Raylen \ra(y)-len\ as a boy's name is of English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Raylen is "protecting hands". Raylen is a variant of Ray (English, Old German): a short form of Raymond used as an independent name in the 20th century and also in contemporary blends.
Raylen is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Raylen and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Ray (#733). (2014 statistics).