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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jaylen

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American Samoa

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Georgia, United States says the name Jaylen is of Hindi origin and means "Victory".
  • A user from Australia says the name Jaylen means "Thankful".
  • According to a user from Oregon, United States, the name Jaylen is of English origin and means "God of sea".
  • A submission from Louisiana, United States says the name Jaylen means "Honesty is power".
  • A user from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Jaylen is of Hebrew origin and means "Thankful".

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International Interest
  1. A male given name, a modern American coinage, also spelled Jalen.

Notable Persons Named Jaylen

Jaylen Brown is an athlete for the California Golden Bears and California Golden Bears men's basketball in the Pac-12 Conference. Jaylen was born on October 24th, 1996 in Marietta, Georgia.


Jaylen Fryberg was a student. Jaylen was given the name Jaylen Ray Fryberg on July 31st, 1999. They died on October 24th, 2014.


Jaylen Watkins is a football player for the Philadelphia Eagles. Jaylen was born on November 27th, 1992 in Fort Myers, Florida.


Jaylen was born on August 28th, 2000.


How popular is the baby name Jaylen in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 14 6 8
1992 114 13 101
1993 274 36 238
1994 391 34 357
1995 438 53 385
1996 488 62 426
1997 506 55 451
1998 843 85 758
1999 1,101 122 979
2000 1,659 145 1,514
2001 1,589 163 1,426
2002 1,766 168 1,598
2003 2,002 188 1,814
2004 2,041 250 1,791
2005 2,214 217 1,997
2006 2,322 247 2,075
2007 2,405 320 2,085
2008 2,476 324 2,152
2009 2,542 309 2,233
2010 2,094 288 1,806
2011 1,955 232 1,723
2012 1,659 227 1,432
2013 1,383 185 1,198
2014 1,248 157 1,091
2015 1,141 147 994
2016 1,051 161 890
2017 1,147 162 985

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International Interest for Jaylen

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Popularity of Jaylen as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jaylen

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  • How Popular is the name Jaylen? Jaylen is the 1,217th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jaylen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,863 babies born with the first name Jaylen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jaylen to occupy the territory of Saint Martin (France) with an estimated population of 36,824 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jaylen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Jaylen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jaylen is Friday, March 26th, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Jaylen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jaylen was in 2009 with a total of 2,233 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jaylen!
  • Random Jaylen Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jaylen ranks 87th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 149 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Jaylen: Your name in reverse order is Nelyaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lyanej. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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