First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aedan

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Aedan means "Red Fire" and is of English origin.
  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Aedan is of Unknown origin and means "Little Fire".
  • A user from Germany says the name Aedan is of Irish origin and means "Born of fire".

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Alt. Meaning

A is for action, something to take now

E is for extra, those little things you do!

D is for decisive, especially when it counts

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1988 5 0 5
1991 5 0 5
1992 6 0 6
1993 16 0 16
1994 12 0 12
1995 14 0 14
1996 17 0 17
1997 26 0 26
1998 33 0 33
1999 48 0 48
2000 61 0 61
2001 82 0 82
2002 107 5 102
2003 115 5 110
2004 134 5 129
2005 211 5 206
2006 288 10 278
2007 288 5 283
2008 273 8 265
2009 261 0 261
2010 235 0 235
2011 184 0 184
2012 165 0 165
2013 166 0 166
2014 170 0 170
2015 168 0 168
2016 162 0 162
2017 143 0 143

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Popularity of Aedan as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Aedan

  • How Popular is the name Aedan? Aedan is the 4,841st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aedan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,395 babies born with the first name Aedan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aedan to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aedan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Aedan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aedan is Wednesday, November 24th, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Aedan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aedan was in 2007 with a total of 283 babies.
  • Random Aedan Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aedan is not a popular baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Aedan: Your name in reverse order is Nadea. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aenad. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Aedan born Feb 10, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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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).