Jalen Name Meaning & Origin

Jalen

Pronunciation: JAY-lin (key)

Origin of the name Jalen:

Modern coinage perhaps based on the name Galen (calm, serene) or formed by combining names such as Jay and Helen.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Jalen and Janel are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

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Jay

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Famous real-life people named Jalen: | Edit

Jalen Rose, retired American professional basketball player.
Jalen Parmele, American football running back for the Baltimore Ravens.

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Jalen was a character on the series "Girlfriends"; he was a neighbor to Maya when she initially separated from her husband Darnell and they had an affair...He was a kind and understanding neighbor who didn't pressure her.

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