Meaning and Origin of: Aiden

Boy name origins & meanings

Aiden baby name

  • Irish : Warm

Syllables: 2

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Aiden is the number 19 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2018 Social Security Administration data. In the last two decades, Aiden rose from obscurity from the 324th position the top 1000 baby names in 2000 to the top 10 in 2010 at position 9, where it peaked in popularity for two years in a row.

However, it is the 33rd most popular name on

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:

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