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The first name 

Rylen is a first name for boys, occasionally also given to girls.

Rylen is a common name for boys.

The name Rylen isn’t among the current fashionable names in our top 10 stats, but nonetheless, it’s still very popular and common. In our SmartGenius ranking of all boys names, Rylen ranks 998. Recently, out of every 10,000 newborn boys, approximately 1 were named Rylen. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Rylen.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Rylen -
special, but at home in many states

You may not know anyone named Rylen, but there’s a good chance you live in the same state as someone with that name. In fact, 33 states are home to men and boys named Rylen. (To be fair, a given name is only included in a state’s official statistics if there are at least five people with that name living in that state – so it’s entirely possible that there are still a few men and boys named Rylen living in one state or another. If your name is Rylen and you live outside of the states highlighted on the map, please let us know so we can refine our statistics even further). And while the first name is present in many states, it is still not one of the popular ones. In Hawaii, which has the most people named Rylen relative to the population, you still have to ask 13,853 men and boys their names before you hear Rylen as an answer just once.

Rylen has 5 letters 
and begins with an R

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter R is quite common as an initial letter for boys’ names. To be precise, 5.2% of all boys' names in the US begin with this letter. The most common first letters of boys' names, by the way, are J, A and D.

With five letters, the name Rylen is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Therefore: As 5.2% of all boys' names start with R, this initial letter occurs much more often than all 26 letters on average. And maybe interesting to know: of all the names that begin with an R, Robert is the most common.

Other names with 
R, y, l, e and n

If you take all the letters in the name Rylen – R, y, l, e and n – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Renly or Leryn.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Rylen

If your name is Rylen and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Rylen

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Rylen, you can simply say:






This is how the name Rylen is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Rylen in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Rylen

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Rylen is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Rylen

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Rylen sounds like this: