Waylon - boys name

Waylon name popularity, meaning and origin

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Waylon name meaning:

The name Waylon is of English origin and has a rich history and meaning. Derived from the Old English personal name "Wægelan," Waylon means "land by the road" or "roadside land." It is a combination of the elements "way," referring to a path or road, and "land," which signifies territory or property.

The name Waylon carries a sense of adventure and exploration, highlighting the significance of travel and movement. It suggests a person who is independent, confident, and resourceful. Waylon is often associated with characteristics such as determination, resilience, and a pioneering spirit. Those named Waylon may possess a strong desire for freedom and a willingness to take risks to achieve their goals. They are likely to have a magnetic personality and be highly charismatic, drawing others towards them.

Overall, Waylon is a name that evokes a sense of individuality, vitality, and a strong connection with nature and the world around.

Origin: English

Variant of Wayland. The mythological Scandinavian Wayland was a blacksmith with supernatural powers. Modern singer Waylon Jennings.

Related names

Wayland , Waylan, Waylin, Waylon

Other boys names beginning with W


Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Waylon

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