Jayden

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212k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jayden

"Jayden" is a name of American origin, and it means "Form of Jaden". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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Invented in the 1990s by American parents who wanted to combine the initial "J" with the fashionable sound of Aidan, Braden, Caden and Hayden. It has been unisex from the very beginning because it resembles both Jay and Jade.

  1. A male given name.
  2. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Jayden

Jayden Stockley is a soccer player for the Exeter City F.C., A.F.C. Bournemouth, Dorchester Town F.C., Accrington Stanley F.C., Woking F.C., Leyton Orient F.C., Torquay United F.C., Cambridge United F.C., Luton Town F.C., and Portsmouth F.C. Jayden was born on September 15th, 1993 in Poole, England.

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Jayden Yuan is an actor, martial artist, athlete, and chinese martial arts. Jayden was born on August 7th, 1988 in Yuncheng County.

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Jayden was born on April 12th, 1996.

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Jayden was born on December 11th, 1987 in Hawera.

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Jayden was born on October 9th, 1993 in Cairns.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1977 6 0 6
1978 6 0 6
1981 9 0 9
1983 7 0 7
1985 10 0 10
1986 14 0 14
1987 11 0 11
1988 16 0 16
1989 30 8 22
1990 32 7 25
1991 50 12 38
1992 63 18 45
1993 102 25 77
1994 227 68 159
1995 313 74 239
1996 392 98 294
1997 566 179 387
1998 859 238 621
1999 1,629 398 1,231
2000 2,363 542 1,821
2001 3,643 810 2,833
2002 4,897 1,044 3,853
2003 6,890 1,346 5,544 #75 boy name
2004 8,306 1,383 6,923 #62 boy name
2005 9,774 1,519 8,255 #54 boy name
2006 11,314 1,692 9,622 #49 boy name
2007 17,278 2,043 15,235 #18 boy name
2008 19,026 1,888 17,138 #11 boy name
2009 19,042 1,765 17,277 #8 boy name
2010 18,625 1,462 17,163 #4 boy name
2011 18,049 1,070 16,979 #4 boy name
2012 16,937 824 16,113 #8 boy name
2013 15,437 693 14,744 #9 boy name
2014 13,518 573 12,945 #15 boy name
2015 11,955 437 11,518 #20 boy name
2016 10,452 389 10,063 #27 boy name

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Popularity of Jayden as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jayden U.S.
  White 42.24% 64.26%
  African American 32.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jayden

People with the last name Jayden are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Jayden

  • How Popular is the name Jayden? Jayden is the 348th most popular name of all time. In 2016 Jayden was the 27th most popular name. As a last name Jayden was the 143,149th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jayden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 211,848 babies born with the first name Jayden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jayden to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jayden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Jayden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jayden was in 2009 with a total of 17,277 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jayden!
  • Random Jayden Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jayden ranks 21st in popularity as a baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 506 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Jayden: Your name in reverse order is Nedyaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yjdena. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jayden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 116 people with the last name Jayden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jayden? Jayden 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).
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