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Origin and Meaning of Cayden

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  • A user from Canada says the name Cayden is of English origin and means "Fighter".
  • According to a user from Tennessee, United States, the name Cayden is of German origin and means "Warrior or fighter".
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International Interest

A spelling variant of Caden.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Cayden

Cayden Boyd is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present. Cayden was given the name Cayden Michael Boyd on May 24th, 1994 in Bedford, Texas, U.S.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1990 7 0 7
1991 10 0 10
1992 26 0 26
1993 26 0 26
1994 71 9 62
1995 53 8 45
1996 74 6 68
1997 100 0 100
1998 152 16 136
1999 229 20 209
2000 329 29 300
2001 431 33 398
2002 750 51 699
2003 1,088 75 1,013
2004 1,345 104 1,241
2005 1,689 117 1,572
2006 1,860 108 1,752
2007 2,477 138 2,339
2008 2,489 167 2,322
2009 2,906 158 2,748
2010 2,698 121 2,577
2011 2,683 113 2,570
2012 2,480 106 2,374
2013 2,469 85 2,384
2014 2,113 68 2,045
2015 1,920 54 1,866
2016 1,593 48 1,545
2017 1,565 40 1,525
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Popularity of Cayden as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Cayden

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  • How Popular is the name Cayden? Cayden is the 1,283rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cayden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,633 babies born with the first name Cayden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cayden to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cayden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Cayden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cayden was in 2009 with a total of 2,748 babies. That's a lot of babies named Cayden!
  • Random Cayden Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cayden ranks 97th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 38 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Cayden: Your name in reverse order is Nedyac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dyenca. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Cayden born May 15, 1925

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 1150. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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