Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈweɪ.lən/  [key·simplify]

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 & CulturesWayland, Weland(Anglo-Saxon Mythology) Wieland(German) Wēlandaz, Wieland(Germanic Mythology) Völund, Vǫlundr(Norse Mythology)


People think this name is

informal   strong   rough   strange   simple  


Sources & References

  1. Evans, Cleveland Kent. The Great Big Book of Baby Names. Publications International, 2006, page 315.
Entry updated February 4, 2020