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Jaylin is a trendy baby name for boys and girls. It is a spelling variation of Jalen. Jalen remains more popular on the top 600 list, but Jaylin is a top 900 option.

Meaning of the name Jaylin:

American: invented name

Origin of the name Jaylin:

Jaylin is a spelling variation of the name Jalen, which is the original. Jalen became popular in the 1990s because of NBA star Jalen Rose. This athlete's parents invented the name from a combination of James and Leonard, his father and uncle respectively, in the 1970s.

Symbolism of the name Jaylin:

Jaylin does not have its own meaning. It comes from a combination of the names James and Leonard. Jalen Rose's parents invented the original spelling in the 1970s, and variations such as Jaylin followed.

Style of the name Jaylin:


Gender of the name Jaylin:

Jaylin is a unisex baby name that is slightly more popular among boys.

Pronunciation of the name Jaylin:


Number of syllables in the name Jaylin:


Emotion evoked from the name Jaylin:

Jaylin is trendy and modern. It is youthful and informal.

Alternative spellings for the name Jaylin:

Nicknames for the name Jaylin:

  • Lin
  • Linnie
  • Linny
  • Jay
  • JJ
  • Linni

Popularity of the name Jaylin:

Jaylin became a top 1,000 name in America in 2000 at rank 872. So far, it was most popular in 2007 at number 562. As of 2020, Jaylin is a top 900 option at rank 862.

Related names for the name Jaylin:

Great middle names for Jaylin and their meanings:

  • Kirby (church settlement)
  • Kendall (the Kent River valley)
  • Oliver (ancestor's descendants, olive tree)
  • Eden (place of pleasure)
  • Isabella (God is my oath)
  • Michelle (Who is like God?)
  • Grace (God's grace)
  • Audrey (noble strength)

Famous people with the name Jaylin:

  • Jaylin Lindsey (soccer player)

Jaylins in popular culture:

  • Jaylin (character from the “Xanth” series)
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