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What does Raylen mean?

Raylen Pronunciation of Raylen [raylen] as a boys' name has the meaning "protecting hands". Raylen is a variant form of Ray (English, Old German).

Associated with: protecting (defender).


7 related forms via Ray: Rae, Raice, Rayce, Rayder, Raydon, Raye and Raynell.

Creative forms:
(male) Radlen, Ranlen, ..

(female) Rayle, Rayse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Raylen Truman (R.T.), ..

How popular is Raylen?

Raylen is an uncommon first name for males. Raylen is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Raylen entered the list in 2011 and reached its apex rank of #1532 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is at #1549 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Raylen (#1549 last year) are Ray (#713 last year), Rayce and Rae. Usage of these forms of Raylen reached its apex 125 years ago (adoption of 0.33%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 0.02%, 93%), with the version Ray falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raylen, Rae, Ray, Rayce in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Raylen is pronounced similarly to Rollan, Rollin and Rylan. Other suggested similar names are Baylee, Baylen, Bayler, Bayley, Braylen, Caelen, Cayden, Cayle, Cayleb, Dalen, Dallen, Daylan, Dayle, Daylen, Daylin, Galen, Garlen, Gayle, Gayler, Gaylin, Gaylon, Halen, Hallen, Harlen, Hayden, Haylan, Hayle, Hayley, Jalen, Jaycen, Jayden, Jayelen, Jaylan, Jaylen, Jaysen, Kalen, Kayden, Kayle, Kayley, Kayven, Kylen, Mallen, Marlen, Maslen, Radlea (see Radley), Radlee, Radley, Raiden, Raven, Rayman, Rayment, Raymon, Rayne, Rayner, Raynes, Rayven, Rayvin, Royle, Rylee, Skylen, Talen, Tallen, Taylan, Tayler, Taylon, Valen, Vallen, Waylan, Waylen, Waylin, Waylon and Zayle. These names tend to be more frequently used than Raylen.

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