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Gender: M Origin of Raylan: Modern invented name Raylan's Popularity in 2016: #574

Raylan, one of an uncountable number of two syllable, surname-like boys’ names end in n that are in style these days, is inspired by Raylan Givens, the cowboy hat-wearing U.S. Marshall created by writer Elmore Leonard and starring in the television series Justified. The Ray part of the name is of course a traditional choice -- it's usually said to mean "wise" -- but the lan takes it out of Old School Raymond territory. Other variations include Raylen, Raylon, Rayden and so on. The name is also sometimes given to girls, but there are 11 boys named Raylan for every girl Raylan.

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Pop Culture References for the name Raylan

Raylan Givens (main character on the TV show 'Justified')