Popularity:2481
Origin:British
Meaning:land by the road
Waylen is a masculine name of Old English origin. Coming from the names Waylon and Wayland, it translates to “land by the road.” One legendary figure that held a version of this name is Wayland the Smith, a blacksmith who used his skills to take revenge on the king that enslaved him. Whether you want baby to embrace their creative heart or adventurous spirit, the name Waylen is sure to help them hit the ground running.

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