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

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Origin and Meaning of Aydin

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  • A user from Australia says the name Aydin is of Unknown origin and means "Light".
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Aydin is of Turkish origin and means ""To enlighten"".
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Aydin means "The enlightened one" and is of Turkish origin.
  • A submission from Connecticut, United States says the name Aydin means "Fire" and is of Irish origin.
Other origins: Arabic

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Aydin

Aydin Aghdashloo is an artist in the fields of painting, art history, art criticism, and graphic design. Aydin was born Aydin Aghdashloo on October 30th, 1940 in Rasht.


Aydın Doğan is an entrepreneur and businessman. Aydın was born on April 15th, 1936 in Kelkit.


Aydın Yılmaz is a soccer player for the Kasımpaşa S.K., Galatasaray S.K. (football), Manisaspor, İstanbul Başakşehir F.K., Eskişehirspor, Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-17 football team. Aydın was born on January 29th, 1988 in Bakırköy.


Aydin was born on July 22nd, 1957 in Mingachevir.


Aydın Sayılı was a in the field of history of science. Aydın was born on May 2nd, 1913 in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. They left this life on October 15th, 1993.


Aydın Menderes was a politician. They were most prominent from 1970 to 2002. Aydın was born as the child of Adnan Menderes on May 5th, 1946 in Ankara, Turkey. They left this life on December 23rd, 2011.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Aydin

Andrew Aydin is a political aide, graphic novelist, and graphic novel. Andrew was born on August 25th, 1983 in Atlanta.


Selçuk Aydın is a boxer. Selçuk was born on September 4th, 1983 in Turkey.


Emre Aydın is a pop rock musician. They hold the title Dayan Yalnızlığım". They have had major accomplishments since 2002. Emre was born on February 2nd, 1981.


Aynur Aydın is a turkish pop music singer-songwriter. They were most active from 2011 to present. Aynur was born Aynur Aydın on December 15th, 1980.


Okan Aydın is a soccer player for the FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Bayer 04 Leverkusen II, Eskişehirspor, and Germany national youth football team. Okan was born on May 8th, 1994 in Leverkusen, Germany.


Merve was born on March 17th, 1990 in Bakırköy, Istanbul, Turkey.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1984 6 0 6
1985 6 0 6
1988 5 0 5
1993 8 0 8
1995 9 0 9
1997 20 0 20
1998 22 0 22
1999 30 0 30
2000 47 0 47
2001 67 5 62
2002 101 13 88
2003 151 10 141
2004 210 13 197
2005 228 12 216
2006 302 13 289
2007 340 15 325
2008 413 21 392
2009 406 22 384
2010 373 15 358
2011 368 11 357
2012 343 13 330
2013 344 15 329
2014 327 6 321
2015 287 0 287
2016 285 7 278
2017 252 0 252

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Popularity of Aydin as a first name

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Popularity of Aydin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aydin U.S.
  White 92.19% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aydin

People with the last name Aydin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Aydin

  • How Popular is the name Aydin? Aydin is the 3,810th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aydin was the 26,171st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aydin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,950 babies born with the first name Aydin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aydin to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aydin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Aydin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aydin is Wednesday, September 5th, 1928.
  • What year had the most people named Aydin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aydin was in 2008 with a total of 392 babies.
  • Random Aydin Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aydin is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Aydin: Your name in reverse order is Nidya. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nyadi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aydin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 935 people with the last name Aydin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aydin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aydin as their last name since less than 1 person in 313k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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