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Aidan

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How popular is the baby name Aidan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1936 5 0 5
1957 6 0 6
1958 7 0 7
1959 9 0 9
1960 7 0 7
1961 5 0 5
1962 7 0 7
1964 5 0 5
1965 7 0 7
1966 11 0 11
1967 9 0 9
1968 12 0 12
1969 13 0 13
1970 14 0 14
1971 8 0 8
1972 11 0 11
1973 23 7 16
1974 13 0 13
1975 22 0 22
1976 25 0 25
1977 17 0 17
1978 32 0 32
1979 28 6 22
1980 38 11 27
1981 44 9 35
1982 37 9 28
1983 38 10 28
1984 45 12 33
1985 67 13 54
1986 86 16 70
1987 65 13 52
1988 75 21 54
1989 97 16 81
1990 150 16 134
1991 184 17 167
1992 307 38 269
1993 370 39 331
1994 551 35 516
1995 1,061 88 973
1996 1,163 70 1,093
1997 1,466 85 1,381
1998 1,792 89 1,703
1999 2,348 135 2,213
2000 3,440 145 3,295
2001 4,826 194 4,632 #86 boy name
2002 7,143 191 6,952 #60 boy name
2003 10,290 229 10,061 #39 boy name
2004 10,020 200 9,820 #40 boy name
2005 9,914 156 9,758 #43 boy name
2006 10,200 169 10,031 #44 boy name
2007 8,545 127 8,418 #54 boy name
2008 7,816 121 7,695 #59 boy name
2009 5,883 80 5,803 #72 boy name
2010 4,352 49 4,303 #94 boy name
2011 3,764 53 3,711
2012 3,255 42 3,213
2013 2,689 28 2,661
2014 2,294 20 2,274
2015 2,266 24 2,242

Want to know about the popularity of the Aidan baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 106,977 babies born with the name Aidan in the United States. That's more than enough Aidans to occupy the territory of United States Virgin Islands (USA) with an estimated population of 106,405 (as of April 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1936 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Aidan" was in 2003 with a total of 10,061 babies. (That's a lot of baby Aidans)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aidan" ranks #76 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 158 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 5,883 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Aidan popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Aidan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Aidan as well as things modernly associated with the name Aidan such as celebrities named Aidan.

Origin and Meaning of Aidan

The name "Aidan" is of Irish origin, and it means "Little fire". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Aidan Gillen

Aidan Gillen is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1985 to present. Aidan was born in 1968 as Aidan Murphy in Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland.

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Aidan Quinn

Aidan Quinn is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Aidan was born in 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Aidan

Aidan Alexander
Aidan Gray
Aidan Mattox
Aidan Turner
Aidan Montessori
Aidan Design

Alternative Meanings

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nadia". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iadan". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Aidan born Mar 8, 1936

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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