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 first appeared 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 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Aiden" ranks #7 in popularity as a baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 107 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of 15,624 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Aiden" mean?

Aiden (Irish): Little fire

The name "Aiden" is of Irish origin and it means "Little fire". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 5 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

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 "Ienda". 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.

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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Aiden

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.


Past life for Aiden born Jan 5, 1941

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 Ukraine approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Aiden

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