Meaning and Origin of: Aiden

Boy name origins & meanings

Aiden baby name

  • Irish : Warm

Syllables: 2

Boy name variations

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Popularity

According to Social Security Administration data, in the last two decades, Aiden rose from obscurity from the 324th position in 2000 to the top 10 in 2010 at position 9, where it peaked in popularity for two years in a row. In recent years, Aiden has declined in popularity but has stayed in the top 30.

However, it is the 33rd most popular name on FamilyEducation.com.

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Aiden was at its peak popularity in March 2015.

Aiden has been in use since the mid 19th century; however, it has been more popular than ever over the course of the last two decades. Originally a nickname for the irish name Aodh, Aiden has inspired numerous variations of the name including but not limited to: Aidan, Brayden, and Kaden. Its popularity may be attributed to the beloved fictional character on Sex and the City, Aiden Shaw.

Where is it Popular?

Aiden was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Aiden

  • Ahd
  • Denny

Pairs well with these middle names