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Updated May 24, 2023

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Round
  • Welsh : Pure
  • French : Cask; Short form of Cadence
  • American : Exciting

What does Cayden mean and stand for?

The name Cayden is of American origin and means "exciting." It is one of many spelling variations of the name Caden.

Syllables: 2

How Popular Is The Name Cayden

Famous people who gave their babies this name

What Does the Name Cayden Mean?

The name Cayden is a modern invented name, one of the many spelling variations of Caden. It means "battle."

How Popular is the Name Cayden?

Cayden is the number 289 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. Cayden has been a bit all over the place. It entered the top 200 in 2007, jumping hundreds of ranks from 2000. However, it fell out of the top 200 in 2015 and has slowly been decreasing in popularity since.

However, it is the 3rd most popular name on

Popularity of the Name Cayden in the United States

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Cayden was at its peak popularity in December 2020.

Cayden was searched for most often in the following states:

  1. Arkansas
  2. Iowa
  3. Nebraska
  4. Montana
  5. Oklahoma

Famous People Named Cayden and Cayden in Pop Culture

This particular spelling variation invokes images of actor Cayden Boyd. It has been a more popular spelling for celebrity children, having been chosen by actor Kevin Costner, soccer player Cobi Jones, and basketball player Carlos Booze. It has also appeared in Lost Girls and Wolves.

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