Aden

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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aden

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

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  1. An important port of Yemen; located on the Gulf of Aden; its strategic location has made it a major trading center of southern Arabia since ancient times
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Place name ultimately from Akkadian 𒂊𒁲𒉡 (“plain, lowland”).

  1. Seaport and largest city of Yemen.

Aden was also found in the following language(s): Serbo-Croatian

Notable Persons Named Aden

Aden Young is an actor, writer, director, editor, screenwriter, film director, and film editing. He was most active from 1991 to present. Aden was born in 1972 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Aden Abdulle Osman Daar is a Chairman of the National Legislative Assembly and Chairman of theNational Legislative Assembly. He was most active from 1960 to 1967. Aden was born in Beledweyne.

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Aden Flint is a soccer player for the Bristol City F.C., Alfreton Town F.C., Matlock Town F.C., Swindon Town F.C., and England national football C team. Aden was born on July 11th, 1989 in Pinxton, England.

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Aden Gillett is an actor. He was most prominent from 1985 to present. Aden was given the name John Aden Gillett on November 8th, 1958 in Aden.

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Aden Ridgeway is a member of parliament. He was most active from 1999 to 2005. Aden was born on September 18th, 1962 in Macksville, New South Wales.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Aden

Amal Aden is an author, interpreter, and lecturer. Amal was born in 1983 in Northern Somalia.

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Jama was born on August 28th, 1962 in Unspecified, Somalia.

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Faisal Aden is a basketball player for the Acea Virtus Roma. He has been prominent since 2012. Faisal was born on January 1st, 1989 in Mogadishu.

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Jonas Aden is a house music and deep house musician. They have had major accomplishments since 2015. Jonas was given the name Jonas Engelschiøn Mjåset on September 8th, 1996. Jonas is also known as Jonas Aden.

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Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden is a Speaker of the Transitional Federal Parliament and Speaker of theTransitional Federal Parliament. Sharif was born on July 1st, 1954 in Berdale, Somalia.

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Ibrahim was born on November 11th, 1972 in Borau, Somalia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1884 5 0 5
1891 5 0 5
1903 6 0 6
1911 5 0 5
1912 5 0 5
1913 6 0 6
1914 10 0 10
1915 14 0 14
1916 15 0 15
1917 13 0 13
1918 18 0 18
1919 10 0 10
1920 12 0 12
1921 14 0 14
1922 15 0 15
1923 10 0 10
1924 16 0 16
1925 17 0 17
1926 15 0 15
1927 10 0 10
1928 11 0 11
1929 11 0 11
1930 11 0 11
1932 13 0 13
1933 8 0 8
1934 12 0 12
1935 13 0 13
1936 14 0 14
1937 6 0 6
1938 14 0 14
1939 13 0 13
1940 14 0 14
1941 6 0 6
1942 6 0 6
1943 8 0 8
1944 12 0 12
1945 13 0 13
1946 10 0 10
1947 14 0 14
1949 14 0 14
1950 7 0 7
1951 10 0 10
1952 7 0 7
1953 5 0 5
1954 5 0 5
1956 9 0 9
1957 12 0 12
1958 12 0 12
1959 16 0 16
1960 9 0 9
1961 12 0 12
1962 11 0 11
1963 14 0 14
1964 9 0 9
1966 7 0 7
1967 15 0 15
1968 13 0 13
1969 9 0 9
1970 24 0 24
1971 9 0 9
1972 10 0 10
1973 13 0 13
1974 12 0 12
1975 15 0 15
1976 20 0 20
1977 23 0 23
1978 22 0 22
1979 25 0 25
1980 26 0 26
1981 14 0 14
1982 23 0 23
1983 17 0 17
1984 13 0 13
1985 28 0 28
1986 17 0 17
1987 22 6 16
1988 15 0 15
1989 16 0 16
1990 30 7 23
1991 33 7 26
1992 43 8 35
1993 38 7 31
1994 62 9 53
1995 59 11 48
1996 63 9 54
1997 71 10 61
1998 96 9 87
1999 126 9 117
2000 193 16 177
2001 358 35 323
2002 543 29 514
2003 942 25 917
2004 1,073 39 1,034
2005 1,228 29 1,199
2006 1,428 24 1,404
2007 1,355 41 1,314
2008 1,424 35 1,389
2009 1,402 31 1,371
2010 1,189 17 1,172
2011 1,233 29 1,204
2012 1,181 30 1,151
2013 1,125 17 1,108
2014 1,019 23 996
2015 884 15 869
2016 717 21 696
2017 594 16 578

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Popularity of Aden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aden U.S.
  White 42.95% 64.26%
  African American 53.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.08% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.13% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aden

People with the last name Aden are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Aden

  • What name lists does Aden rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Aden? Aden is the 1,697th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aden was the 7,110th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,506 babies born with the first name Aden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aden to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Aden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aden is Sunday, December 17th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Aden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aden was in 2006 with a total of 1,404 babies. That's a lot of babies named Aden!
  • Random Aden Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aden ranks 75th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 15 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Aden: Your name in reverse order is Neda. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aedn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,705 people with the last name Aden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aden? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Aden as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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