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What does Gaylon mean?

Gaylon Pronunciation of Gaylon as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Gaylon means "calm". Gaylon is a version of Galen (Greek): from GalÍnus.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, calm (peace)


VARIANTS Gaylinn, Gaylin, Gaylen, Galyn, Galin, Galan, Gaelan

OTHER FORMS VIA GALEN Gaillen, Galeno, Jalen, Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen, Jaylon



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How popular is Gaylon?

Gaylon is an unusual first name for males. Gaylon is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Gaylon was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #764 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not listed currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Gaylon are Jaylen (#342 VIA LATEST LIST), Jalen (#552), Jaylon (#1337), Galen, Gaylen, Jalin and Jalon. Other forms, like Gaylin, are uncommon. These forms of Gaylon reached the height of their popularity 18 years ago (USAGE OF 0.31%) and are now much less common (USAGE 0.09%, 71%), with versions like Jaylon becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gaylon, Galen, Gaylen, Jalen, Jalin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jalon, Jaylen, Jaylon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gaylon is pronounced similarly to Gillan, Gillen, Gilleon, Gillion, Gillon, Gilon and Gullan. Other recommended sound-alike names are Baylor, Braylon, Caydon, Dallon, Dalon, Daylan, Daylen, Daylin, Daylon, Daymon, Dayton, Gaeton, Gallo, Gallton (see Galton), Galo, Galton, Galvon, Gamlin, Gannon, Garlan, Garlen, Garlin, Garlyn, Garmon, Garon, Garron, Garson, Garton, Gaston, Gayle, Gayler, Gaylor, Gaylord, Glen, Glyn, Glynn, Graydon, Grayton, Haydon, Haylan, Jaelon, Jailon, Jaydon, Jaylan, Jaylin, Jaylonn, Jayron, Jayson, Jayvon, Kaydon, Kaylob, Mahlon, Mallon, Marlon, Maslon, Naylor, Payton, Raydon, Raylen, Raymon, Shaylon, Tallon, Taylon, Taylor, Tayson, Tayton, Waylan and Waylon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gaylon.

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