Boy Baby Name

Jaylin

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Quick Facts on Jaylin

  • Gender:
  • Boy
  • Origin:
  • American
  • Number of syllables:
  • 2
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 921
Pronunciation:
JAY-lin
Simple meaning:
No meaning

Characteristics of Jaylin

  • Authoritative
  • Powerful
  • Tough
  • Tenacious
  • Wealthy
  • Problem-solver
  • Achiever

Etymology & Historical Origin - Jaylin

Jaylin is a modern American name invention. It was coined from Jalen, a name popularized within the African-American community. The sudden interest in and usage of the name Jalen can be attributed to University of Michigan basketball star Jalen Rose in the early 1990s when he was a part of the “Fab Five” college basketball elite, leading the Wolverines to the NCAA Championship games in 1992 and 1993. He was the team’s leader, point guard and highest scorer; Jalen would go onto to play professionally from 1994 to 2007 (most notably for the Indiana Pacers). Apparently, Jalen Rose received his name through the combination of his father’s name (James) and his mother’s brother’s name (Leonard). Once the name Jalen seized the charts in the early 1990s, names like Jaylin, Jaylon and Jaylen emerged. Jaylin is an example of a unisex version of this name. It is now more popular for girls (while Jalen, Jaylen and Jaylon are masculine). Jaylin is also used occasionally for females in the Netherlands. As a name invention, Jaylin has no etymology or meaning other than the creation by putting appealing syllables or sounds together.

Popularity of the Name Jaylin

Jaylin first appeared on the American male naming charts in 1994 following the success of Jalen. It grew in popularity for a few years before reaching his height in 2002 at position #388 on the charts (low to moderate popularity). The name appeared on the female charts in 2000 and as it took off for girls, parents of boys became more disinterested in this particular spelling. Jaylin for boys continues to drop on the charts and we expect it to completely disappear from masculine usage in a couple years.
Popularity of the Boy Name Jaylin
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Jaylin

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    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Jaylin

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  • Famous People Named Jaylin

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  • Children of Famous People Named Jaylin

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Personality of the Boy Name Jaylin

The number Eight personality has everything to do with power, wealth and abundance. Somehow, this personality has been blessed on the material plane, but their authoritative and problem-solving traits provide evidence that their good fortunes are not just the luck of the lottery. They are well earned. This is the personality of CEOs and high-ranking military personnel. Eights are intensely active, hard-driving individuals. Success is only meaningful to them after a job well-done.  They are remarkable in their ability to see the larger picture right down to the smallest details, and organize a strategy around success. They then have the ability to direct a group around them toward any goal, and realize individual potential to get the most out of their team.

Variations of the Baby Name - Jaylin

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