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pinWhat does Waylon mean?

Waylon /way-lon/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Waylon's name origin is Old English, and the name Waylon means "land by the road". Waylon is a version, with the suffix -on, of Wayland (Old English): place name. See also Daylon.


Waylon has 5 variants: Waylan, Waylen, Waylin, Weylin and Wylan.

Waylon has 1 more different relation via Wayland: Way.

Kreatif forms: Waylou, Willon, Wilon. [more]

pinHow popular is Waylon?

Waylon is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1161 out of 1220, Top 95%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Waylon for boys. Waylon was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #251 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Waylon and related names. Wayland is the only other popular alternative form of Waylon (#251 the previous year) listed in the Top 1000. Variants like Waylin are seldom used. These boy names are at the top of their popularity today (usage of 0.3745%). Waylon (#251) is the most trendy baby name here, with this name enjoying a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Waylon, Wayland in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Gaylon, Jaylon and Taylon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Waylon.