US Popularity:863
Other Origin(s):Greek, British
Meaning:Calm; Tranquil; Supplanter; Lion strength
Jalen is a gender-neutral name of American origin with English, Hebrew, German and Greek connections. It was popularized by basketball player Jalen Rose, whose name is a blend of James, meaning "supplanter," and Leonard, meaning "lion strength." The name Jalen is also believed to have roots in the Greek name Galen. Meaning “calm” or “tranquil”, baby Jalen will undoubtedly bring peace and harmony to your life, but maybe they’ll even throw in a sporty side to keep you on your toes.

Famous People Named Jalen

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Jalen Fryer
  • Jalen Ramsey
    Football Player
  • Jalen Rose
    Basketball Player

Jalen Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jalen is currently #935 on The Bump
Boy:Jalen is currently #692 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Jalen is currently #510 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jalen is currently #863 in U.S. births
Boy:Jalen is currently #867 in U.S. births
Girl:Jalen is currently #18270 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 3263
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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