English, variation of Waylon
"land beside the road"

Waylen Origin and Meaning

The name Waylen is a boy's name meaning "land beside the road".

Country singer Waylon Jennings bestowed a kind of outlaw image on his name, and parents have been loving the suave cowboy name Waylon in recent years — enough to crack to Top 100 in 2021. Alternative spelling Waylen is beginning to climb as well, entering the Top 1000 for the first time in 2022.

# 891 in the US

Waylen Rank in US Top 1000

Waylen Popularity

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