US Popularity:3410
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Supplanter, heel-grabber; Blue Jay songbird
Jaylon is a masculine name of African American origin that blends the lyrical elements jay and lon. A variation of Jalen, Jaylon’s spelling adds a whole new level of charm. Names like James and Jacob may inspire the “Jay” in Jaylon. They both have Hebrew roots and come with the plucky meanings “supplanter” and “heel-grabber,” referring to the birth of the twin brothers Jacob and Esau. Jay is also associated with the Blue Jay songbird, bringing energy and music to this smooth, handsome title.

Jaylon Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Jaylon is currently #3410 in U.S. births
Boy:Jaylon is currently #1619 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 149
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 434, 430

  • Behind the Name, Jaylon, April 2019

  • Behind the Name, Jalen, January 2022

  • Name Doctor, Jaylon

  • Name Doctor, James

  • Name Doctor, Jacob

  • Behind the Name, Jay (1), January 2019

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