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Caden

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58k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
280
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Caden mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Caden

"Caden" is a name of American origin, and it means "Fighter". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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Invented by American parents in the 1990s to rhyme with the equally fashionable Aidan, Braden, Hayden and Jayden.

  1. A male given name.
  2. (rare) A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Caden

Caden Genovesi is a sports team member for the Queens Park Rangers F.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1979 5 0 5
1980 5 0 5
1981 6 0 6
1982 6 0 6
1983 7 0 7
1984 7 0 7
1985 6 0 6
1986 10 0 10
1987 13 0 13
1988 17 0 17
1989 14 0 14
1990 27 0 27
1991 41 0 41
1992 147 0 147
1993 138 6 132
1994 214 8 206
1995 223 8 215
1996 274 6 268
1997 333 7 326
1998 492 6 486
1999 1,024 22 1,002
2000 1,429 23 1,406
2001 1,900 23 1,877
2002 2,624 23 2,601
2003 3,698 69 3,629
2004 4,238 82 4,156
2005 4,521 83 4,438 #98 boy name
2006 4,862 89 4,773 #91 boy name
2007 5,113 67 5,046 #92 boy name
2008 4,841 74 4,767 #96 boy name
2009 4,078 57 4,021
2010 3,447 40 3,407
2011 3,078 35 3,043
2012 2,719 29 2,690
2013 2,230 21 2,209
2014 2,065 14 2,051
2015 2,150 21 2,129
2016 2,001 17 1,984

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Popularity of Caden as a first name

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Popularity of Caden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Caden U.S.
  White 93.93% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.14% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Caden

People with the last name Caden are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Caden

  • How Popular is the name Caden? Caden is the 897th most popular name of all time. As a last name Caden was the 69,996th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Caden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 58,003 babies born with the first name Caden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Caden to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Caden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Caden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Caden is Saturday, September 15th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Caden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Caden was in 2007 with a total of 5,046 babies. That's a lot of babies named Caden!
  • Random Caden Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Caden ranks 95th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 89 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Caden: Your name in reverse order is Nedac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Deacn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Caden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 280 people with the last name Caden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Caden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Caden as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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