What 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 1 more different relation via Wayland: Way.Kreatif forms: Waylou, Willon, Wilon. [more]
How 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)
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)