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Waylon

First Name
27k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Origin and Meaning of Waylon

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English
66%
German
23%
Canadian
3%
American
3%
Celtic
3%
Scottish
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Wiktionary

Variant of Wayland popularized by the American singer Waylon Jennings who was originally named Wayland.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Waylon

Notable Persons Named Waylon

Waylon Jennings

Waylon Jennings was a singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He holds the title Jole Blon, Just to Satisfy You", Luckenbach, Texas ", and Highwayman. His most notable accomplishments were from 1958 to 2002. Waylon was given the name Waylon Arnold Jennings on June 15th, 1937 in Littlefield, Texas, U.S. He left this life on February 13th, 2002.

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Shooter Jennings

Shooter Jennings is an outlaw country, alternative country, country rock, southern rock, hard rock, and psychedelic rock singer-songwriter and record producer. He plays Electric guitar, Acoustic guitar, Piano, Hammond organ, Banjo, and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Shooter was given the name Waylon Albright Jennings on May 19th, 1979.

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Waylon Reavis

Waylon Reavis is an alternative metal and industrial metal musician, rapper, vocalist, and singing. He plays Vocals. He has been prominent since 1990. Waylon was given the name Waylon Randolph Reavis on September 19th, 1978. Waylon is also known as Waylon and Dick Felthersnatch.

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Waylon

Waylon is a country music, pop music, rock music, and soul music musician. He was most prominent from 1997 to present. Waylon was given the name Willem Bijkerk on April 20th, 1980 in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. Waylon is also known as Willem Bijkerk.

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Waylon Payne

Waylon was born on April 5th, 1972 in Nashville, Tennessee. Waylon is also known as Payne and Waylon Malloy.

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Waylon Francis

Waylon Francis is a soccer player for the Columbus Crew SC, Brujas F.C., Limón F.C., Club Sport Herediano, and Costa Rica national football team. Waylon was born on September 20th, 1990 in Limón, Costa Rica. Waylon is also known as Francis Box and Waylon.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Waylon

Notable Persons With the Last Name Waylon

Waylon

Waylon is a country music, pop music, rock music, and soul music musician. He was most prominent from 1997 to present. Waylon was given the name Willem Bijkerk on April 20th, 1980 in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. Waylon is also known as Willem Bijkerk.

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Fun Facts about the name Waylon

  • How Popular is the name Waylon? Waylon is the 1,504th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Waylon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26,753 babies born with the first name Waylon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Waylon to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Waylon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Waylon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Waylon is Saturday, October 12th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Waylon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Waylon was in 2019 with a total of 3,429 babies. That's a lot of babies named Waylon!
  • Random Waylon Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Waylon ranks 59th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Missouri. Imagine that, 115 babies in Missouri have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Waylon: The name spelled backwards is Nolyaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Wnaloy. How do you pronounce that?
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