Jalen: unisex baby name meaning and popularity

Jalen

A modern invention that capitalizes on the "-alen" suffix, which can be spelled a bazillion different ways - Jalen, Jaylen, Jailen, and so forth. It's technically unisex, so you can set your heart on this name even before your little Jalen shows you his (or her) goods on the ultrasound.

Nicknames:

Jay.

Famous people named Jalen:

Basketball player Jalen Rose; football players Jalen Saunders, Jalen Myrick, Jalen Ramsey, and Jalen Parmele.

Fun fact:

The name Jalen was popularized by Jalen Rose, a basketball player, whose name was a combination of his father's (James) and his uncle's (Leonard).

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