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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kayden mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kayden

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  • A user from Massachusetts, United States says the name Kayden is of English origin and means "Warrior".
  • A submission from Maryland, United States says the name Kayden means "American fighter" and is of English origin.
  • A user from South Africa says the name Kayden is of English origin and means "Warrior, fighter, Knight".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Kayden is of English origin and means "Means "Fighter or Warrior" and is given to the greatest of competetors.".
  • A submission from Singapore says the name Kayden means "Warrior".

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International Interest

A spelling variant of Caden.

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

Notable Persons Named Kayden

He holds the title Grandmaster. Kayden was given the name Kayden William Troff on May 6th, 1998.


Kayden was born on June 3rd, 1985.


Kayden Jackson is a sports team member for the Wrexham F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kayden

Spencer Kayden is an actress/writer. She was most prominent from 1996 to present. Spencer was born in 1971 in Costa Mesa, California.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1989 6 0 6
1990 8 0 8
1991 16 0 16
1992 33 13 20
1993 39 6 33
1994 45 9 36
1995 64 13 51
1996 81 16 65
1997 100 24 76
1998 132 30 102
1999 178 37 141
2000 271 60 211
2001 367 89 278
2002 604 150 454
2003 978 253 725
2004 1,327 354 973
2005 1,748 450 1,298
2006 2,035 466 1,569
2007 2,822 627 2,195
2008 3,414 823 2,591
2009 3,677 715 2,962
2010 3,923 626 3,297
2011 4,283 547 3,736
2012 4,364 497 3,867 #97 boy name
2013 4,779 357 4,422 #93 boy name
2014 5,115 394 4,721 #90 boy name
2015 4,547 314 4,233 #95 boy name
2016 4,259 253 4,006
2017 4,179 210 3,969 #98 boy name
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Kayden

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kayden as a first name

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Popularity of Kayden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kayden U.S.
  White 87.87% 64.26%
  African American 2.93% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kayden

People with the last name Kayden are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kayden

  • What name lists does Kayden rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Kayden? Kayden is the 960th most popular name of all time. In 2017 Kayden was the 98th most popular name. As a last name Kayden was the 79,598th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kayden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 53,394 babies born with the first name Kayden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kayden to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kayden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kayden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kayden is Wednesday, March 13th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Kayden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kayden was in 2014 with a total of 4,721 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kayden!
  • Random Kayden Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kayden ranks 81st in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 74 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Kayden: Your name in reverse order is Nedyak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dekayn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kayden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 239 people with the last name Kayden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kayden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kayden as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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