Waylan

Waylan - A very unique male name



  Nov 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Waylan, meaning land beside the road, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1924 on position #2009. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Waylan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Waylan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Waylan. The baby boy name Waylan was given to 11 baby boys in 2010, ranking #3031 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 152,280 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Waylan peaked in popularity 85 years ago in 1934 on position 1713.



Famous with this name

Waylan Gross
Len Wayland
Wayland Pickard


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Waylan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Waylan is currently topping the baby name charts in Georgia at position #1,207 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,890.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Waylan is where you live.


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Waylan origin and meaning

Waylan is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means land beside the road. To see famous people named Waylan, pop culture references for the name Waylan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Waylan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Waylan, sorted by popularity.

William / Waylon / Willem / Willian / Willam / Wilhelm / Waylen / Willaim / Wiliam / Wilmon /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20103031
19341713
19242009

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Georgia1207
California2890

Even more about Waylan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Waylan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Waylan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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On chart
1934
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Waylan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 152,280
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1924
2010 births +11

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