Meaning and Name Origin
Raylen \ra(y)-len\ as a boys' name. Raylen's roots are English and Old German, 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. Uncommon as a given name for boys.
Raylen is an uncommon first name for males. Raylen is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Raylen and associated names. Popular variation forms of Raylen (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Ray (#733 last year) and Rayford. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex during 1930-1939 and is now significantly lower, with the versions Ray and Rayford becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)