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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Drayden

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

D is for direct, you get to the point

E is for expert, in your chosen career

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1999 10 0 10
2000 12 0 12
2001 20 0 20
2002 26 0 26
2003 29 0 29
2004 41 0 41
2005 38 0 38
2006 47 0 47
2007 78 0 78
2008 164 0 164
2009 159 0 159
2010 140 0 140
2011 149 0 149
2012 168 0 168
2013 136 0 136
2014 89 0 89
2015 107 0 107
2016 83 0 83

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Popularity of Drayden as a first name

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Popularity of Drayden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Drayden U.S.
  White 4.57% 64.26%
  African American 85.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

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People with the last name Drayden are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Drayden

  • How Popular is the name Drayden? Drayden is the 8,017th most popular name of all time. As a last name Drayden was the 93,125th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Drayden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,496 babies born with the first name Drayden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Drayden to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Drayden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Drayden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Drayden is Wednesday, January 30th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Drayden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Drayden was in 2012 with a total of 168 babies.
  • Random Drayden Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Drayden is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Drayden: Your name in reverse order is Nedyard. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rydaned. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Drayden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 197 people with the last name Drayden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Drayden? Drayden is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).