The name Jalen is widely used; it has 26 variants. Variants include Jaelan, Jaelen, Jaelin, Jaelon, Jailen, Jailin, Jaillen, Jaillin, Jailon, Jalan, Jale, Jaleen, Jalend, Jalene, Jalin, Jallen, Jalon, Jalyn, Jayelan, Jayelen, Jaylan, Jayland, Jaylen, Jaylin, Jaylon, and Jaylonn.
In addition, Jalen is a variant of the name Jay (English and Indian) in the English language.
See also the related form, Galen (English).
Jalen is a fairly popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity rose from the 1990s up to the 2000s; before that, it was of very light use only. At the modest height of its usage in 2000, 0.169% of baby boys were given the name Jalen. Its ranking then was #106. The baby name has since fallen in popularity. In 2015, its usage was 0.023% and its ranking #589. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Jalen, Jaylen was the most popular. In 2015, the name was twice as popular as Jalen.
† English pronunciation for Jalen: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Jalen is Basketball Player Jalen Rose, born January 30, 1973, Detroit, Michigan.