Meaning and name origin
Aden \a-den\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Aden), is pronounced AY-den. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Aden is "fire". Variant of Aodh. Also a place name for a region of South Yemen, formerly a British colony. Adan is the Spanish form.
Aden is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15003 out of 88799, Top 17%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Aden for boys. Aden reached its highest rank of #245 in the U.S. in 2006 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Aden and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Aden (#335), Adan (#373) and Adin. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Aden▲ is also pronounced similarly to Aedan▼, Aidan▲, Aiden▲, Aidyn▼, Auden, Aydan▼, Ayden▲, Aydin, Eaden, Edan, Eden▲, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edyn, Eiden, Idan, Odin▲ and Odon. Other suggested similar baby names are Adam▲, Addem, Ade, Adel, Adem, Adim, Adney, Adom, Alden▲, Alen, Arden▼, Aren and Asen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aden.