Meaning and Origin of: Aiken

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Made of oak

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Variant, associated chiefly with northern Ireland, of the Scottish surname Aitken.
  • Aiken is the name of a NH family that was prominent in the 18th century; also of a Charleston family descended from a certain William Aiken, who emigrated from Antrim in Ireland to Charleston in about 1800.