First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kayden" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kayden as well as things modernly associated with the name Kayden such as celebrities named Kayden.

Origin and Meaning of Kayden

"Kayden" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Variation of Kadin, Friend, Companion". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.


A spelling variant of Caden.

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

Notable Persons With the Name Kayden

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


Kayden Boche is a leading somebody. 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 1,747 450 1,297
2006 2,034 466 1,568
2007 2,822 627 2,195
2008 3,413 823 2,590
2009 3,677 715 2,962
2010 3,921 626 3,295
2011 4,276 547 3,729
2012 4,355 497 3,858 #97 boy name
2013 4,772 357 4,415 #93 boy name
2014 5,101 393 4,708 #90 boy name
2015 4,529 313 4,216 #95 boy name

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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

  • How Popular is the name Kayden? Kayden is the 1,043rd most popular name of all time. In 2015 Kayden was the 95th 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 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,896 babies born with the first name Kayden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kayden to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 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 4,708 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kayden!
  • Random Kayden Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kayden ranks 102nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 12 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 2013.
  • 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!

What Kayden's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Kayden mean?

Kis for knowledge, an avid learner

Ais for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

Dis for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Eis for eternal, your spirit will live.

Nis for noble, your regal bearing.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.