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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ayden

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  • A user from Colorado, United States says the name Ayden is of Irish origin and means "Fiery passion/ works whole heartedly".
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Ayden means "Fire or help" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from Wisconsin, United States says the name Ayden means "Gift of God" and is of English Greek origin.
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  1. A male given name, a new American spelling variant of Aidan.
  2. A town in North Carolina.
  3. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Ayden

Ayden Callaghan is an actor. Ayden was given the name Joseph Callaghan on June 6th, 1981 in Aylesbury.


Ayden Duffy is a soccer player for the Shepshed Dynamo F.C., Lincoln City F.C., Grantham Town F.C., Bourne Town F.C., Buxton F.C., Lincoln Moorlands Railway F.C., Stamford A.F.C., Cambridge United F.C., Worksop Town F.C., Corby Town F.C., Gainsborough Trinity F.C., Hyde United F.C., and Stavel. Ayden was born on November 16th, 1986 in Kettering, England.



Ayden Vinales is an athlete for the Lincoln Red Imps F.C.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1990 5 0 5
1991 7 0 7
1993 12 0 12
1994 26 9 17
1995 33 0 33
1996 45 6 39
1997 78 15 63
1998 144 24 120
1999 179 30 149
2000 309 41 268
2001 506 55 451
2002 953 92 861
2003 1,952 123 1,829
2004 2,311 128 2,183
2005 2,877 155 2,722
2006 3,743 148 3,595
2007 4,495 176 4,319
2008 5,265 210 5,055 #91 boy name
2009 5,169 175 4,994 #88 boy name
2010 5,295 163 5,132 #78 boy name
2011 6,267 143 6,124 #70 boy name
2012 6,336 115 6,221 #69 boy name
2013 6,170 101 6,069 #71 boy name
2014 5,692 80 5,612 #74 boy name
2015 4,953 73 4,880 #87 boy name
2016 4,542 57 4,485 #92 boy name
2017 3,979 48 3,931 #99 boy name

Where is the name Ayden popular?

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Popularity of Ayden as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Ayden

  • What name lists does Ayden rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Ayden? Ayden is the 810th most popular name of all time. In 2017 Ayden was the 99th most popular name.
  • How many people with the first name Ayden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 71,343 babies born with the first name Ayden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ayden to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ayden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ayden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ayden is Saturday, May 23rd, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Ayden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ayden was in 2012 with a total of 6,221 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ayden!
  • Random Ayden Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ayden ranks 73rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 203 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Ayden: Your name in reverse order is Nedya. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dyena. How do you pronounce that?

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