Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. JAY-lən(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

An invented name. In America it was popularized in the 1990s by basketball player Jalen Rose (1973-), whose name was a combination of those of his father James and maternal uncle Leonard [1].

Related Names

VariantsJaylen, Jaylin, Jaylon


People think this name is

modern   youthful   informal   urban   wholesome   strong   strange   comedic  


Sources & References

  1. Evans, Cleveland Kent. The Great Big Book of Baby Names. Publications International, 2006, page 169.
Entry updated January 21, 2022