in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Little fire
  • #437 All Time
  • #14 in 2014
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How popular is the name "Aiden" in the U.S.?

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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
20035,7891065,683#73 boy name
20047,2801237,157#60 boy name
20059,2091299,080#50 boy name
200611,71714011,577#32 boy name
200713,26817513,093#27 boy name
200815,70914015,569#16 boy name
200916,11311316,000#12 boy name
201015,62410815,516#9 boy name
201115,5599015,469#9 boy name
201214,9498714,862#10 boy name
201313,6497413,575#12 boy name
201413,3535713,296#14 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Aiden? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 159,629 babies born with the name Aiden in the United States. That's more than enough Aidens to occupy the territory of Guam (USA) with an estimated population of 159,358 (as of April 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Aiden" was in 2009 with a total of 16,000 babies. (That's a lot of baby Aidens)

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aiden" ranks #62 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, 376 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 7,280 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 Aiden popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Aiden in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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


Origin and Meaning of Aiden

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

Aiden Turner

Aiden Turner is an actor. Aiden was born in 1977 as Aiden John Turner in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England.


Aiden McGeady

Aiden McGeady is a football biography. Aiden was born in 1986 in Denny, Falkirk, Scotland.


Alternative Meanings

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Aiden born Jan 23, 1977

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 Scotland approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Name poster for Aiden

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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