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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aiden

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  • A submission from Australia says the name Aiden means "Son Of The Fiery One" and is of Gaelic origin.
  • A user from California, United States says the name Aiden is of Irish origin and means "Little fire".
  • According to a user from Pennsylvania, United States, the name Aiden is of Spanish origin and means "Little fire".
  • A user from Florida, United States says the name Aiden is of American origin and means "The fire god or fiery one".
  • A user from New York, United States says the name Aiden is of Irish origin and means "Fire".

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  1. A male given name, a spelling variant of Aidan.
  2. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Aiden

Aiden McGeady is a soccer player for the Sheffield Wednesday F.C., Queen's Park F.C., Celtic F.C., FC Spartak Moscow, Everton F.C., and Republic of Ireland national football team. Aiden was born on April 4th, 1986 in Glasgow, Scotland.


Aiden was born on October 7th, 1987 in Chicago. Aiden is also known as Rehwoldt, Matt; Marquee, and Matt.


Aiden Wilson Tozer was a pastor and author. Aiden was born on April 21st, 1897 in La Jose , Pennsylvania, US. He left this life on May 12th, 1963.


Aiden Jude is a house, electro house, progressive house, big room, and house music musician, dj, and disc jockey. He plays Piano, Synthesizer, Logic Pro, Ableton, Pioneer CDJs, and CDJ. His ongoing career started in 2014. Aiden was born in 2003 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Aiden Shaw is an author, model, actor, singer, poet, & musician/song-writer/producer, music video director, and artist. He has been prominent since 1990. Aiden was given the name Aiden Finbar Brady on February 22nd, 1966.


Aiden Turner is an actor. Aiden was given the name Aiden John Turner on April 2nd, 1977 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Aiden

Erez Lieberman Aiden is a in the fields of applied mathematics, biophysics, computer science, and molecular biology. Erez was born in 1980 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Erez is also known as Lieberman and Erez.



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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1970 7 0 7
1975 6 0 6
1977 5 0 5
1979 8 0 8
1981 6 0 6
1983 5 0 5
1984 6 0 6
1985 19 0 19
1987 7 0 7
1988 21 6 15
1989 18 5 13
1990 16 0 16
1991 27 0 27
1992 39 0 39
1993 57 7 50
1994 101 15 86
1995 162 22 140
1996 192 18 174
1997 296 32 264
1998 397 30 367
1999 513 34 479
2000 938 57 881
2001 1,652 66 1,586
2002 2,910 78 2,832
2003 5,790 106 5,684 #73 boy name
2004 7,282 123 7,159 #60 boy name
2005 9,210 129 9,081 #50 boy name
2006 11,723 140 11,583 #32 boy name
2007 13,276 175 13,101 #27 boy name
2008 15,719 141 15,578 #16 boy name
2009 16,130 113 16,017 #12 boy name
2010 15,643 108 15,535 #9 boy name
2011 15,584 92 15,492 #9 boy name
2012 14,983 87 14,896 #10 boy name
2013 13,689 74 13,615 #12 boy name
2014 13,452 58 13,394 #14 boy name
2015 13,509 60 13,449 #13 boy name
2016 12,254 42 12,212 #16 boy name
2017 11,301 42 11,259 #17 boy name

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International Interest for Aiden

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Aiden as a first name

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Popularity of Aiden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aiden U.S.
  White 53.33% 64.26%
  African American 32.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aiden

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

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Fun Facts about the name Aiden

  • What name lists does Aiden rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Aiden? Aiden is the 378th most popular name of all time. In 2017 Aiden was the 17th most popular name. As a last name Aiden was the 154,907th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aiden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 196,953 babies born with the first name Aiden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aiden to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aiden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Aiden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aiden is Sunday, November 11th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Aiden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aiden was in 2009 with a total of 16,017 babies. That's a lot of babies named Aiden!
  • Random Aiden Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aiden ranks 20th in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 37 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Aiden: Your name in reverse order is Nedia. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndeai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aiden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 105 people with the last name Aiden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aiden? Aiden is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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