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Meaning of Jalen

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The name Jalen has the following meaning:

One who heals others; one who is tranquil.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Jalen is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 162 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Jalen fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 45 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 361 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Jalen in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Jalen is pronounced as jay-lun


Jalen originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Jalen and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jalen: Boys - Alden, Anderson, Arlington, Brock, Carnell, Chad, Chadwick, Dallin, Dalton, Dixon, Edwin, Eldon, Green, Jennings, Linton, Newton, Porter, Royce, Scott, Webster, Girls - Belinda, Chyna, Elberta, Juliet, Kendra, Kinsey, Marni, Miracle, Olive, Both genders - Bailee, Clifford, Kenneth, Shelley, Trinidad


Popular Variants for the name Jalen: Jaelan, Jaelin, Jaelon, Jailin, Jaillen, Jaillin, Jailon, Jalan, Jalin, Jalon, Jayelan, Jayelen, Jaylan, Jaylen (English), Jaylin (English), Jaylon (English), Jaylonn


Common nicknames for the name Jalen are: Jay


We think the name Jalen should fall under the following style category: Short and Catchy.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Jalen to be: Tall, smart and serious

In one word, you might describe Jalen as a(n) "smart" person.

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Faces of



Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Jalen (or its variants) are:

Jalen Pokorn, born on 7 June, a famous athlete. Jalen Pokorn's background: A Slovenian football defender.

Jalon Linton, born on 11 March, a famous athlete. Jalon Linton's background: A cricketer who has played for the Cayman Islands national cricket team since 2005.

Jalen Anthony Rose, born on 30 January, a famous athlete. Jalen Anthony Rose's background: An American professional basketball player, formerly in the NBA.
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