What does Waylon mean?
Waylon \wa(y)-lon\ as a boys' name. Waylon's name origin is Old English, and the name Waylon means "land by the road". Waylon is a derivative of Wayland (Old English): place name. Usage of Waylon as a birth name is common. See also Daylon.
Waylon▲ has 1 more different form via Wayland: Way.
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)
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. This boy name is at the top of its popularity today. Waylon (#251) is the most trendy baby name here, with this name enjoying a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)