Jaylen - boys name

Jaylen name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Jaylen name meaning:

The name Jaylen is of American origin and is predominantly used for boys. It is a modern name that has gained popularity in recent years. The meaning of Jaylen is not widely agreed upon, as it is a combination of two popular names, Jay and Allen.

Jay is derived from the Latin name Gaius, which means "to rejoice" or "rejoicing." It can also be seen as a variant of the name Jaye, which means "blue jay" or "victory." Allen, on the other hand, is derived from the Celtic name Alan, meaning "handsome" or "peaceful."

Combining these meanings, it can be interpreted that Jaylen signifies a joyful or victorious individual who is handsome and peaceful. The name Jaylen exudes a sense of positivity and strength, with an added touch of charm. It is a contemporary name that appeals to parents looking for a unique and modern choice for their son.


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Overall UK ranking: 704 out of 4789

49 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Jaylen

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