Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. WAY-lən

Meaning & History

Variant of Wayland. This name was popularized by country music singer Waylon Jennings (1937-2002), who was originally named Wayland [1].

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesWeland(Anglo-Saxon Mythology) Wieland(German) Weland, Wieland(Germanic Mythology) Völund, Vǫlundr(Norse Mythology)


People think this name is

informal   wholesome   strong   rough   strange  


Sources & References

  1. Evans, Cleveland Kent. The Great Big Book of Baby Names. Publications International, 2006, page 315.

Entry updated February 4, 2020