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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. WAY-lən
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Meaning & History

Variant of WAYLAND. This name was popularized by country music singer Waylon Jennings (1937-2002), who was originally named Wayland.
Other Languages & CulturesWeland(Anglo-Saxon Mythology) Wieland(German) Weland, Wieland(Germanic Mythology) Völund, Völundr(Norse Mythology)

Sources & References

  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)


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