What does Aedan mean?
Aedan \ae-dan\ as a name for boys is of Gaelic derivation, and Aedan means "fire". Aedan is a variant of Aidan (Gaelic): anglicized form of the ancient Gaelic name Aedan. A somewhat rare given name for baby boys.
Aedan▼ has 1 more related form via Aidan: Aidano.
Aedan is an unusual given name for males. Aedan is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Aedan for boys. Aedan entered the list in 2005 and reached its highest position of #759 in the U.S. in the year 2006, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Aedan and related names. Aiden (#14 the previous year), Ayden (#74), Aidan (#187), Eden (#601), Aydin (#735), Aydan (#906) and Aidyn (#924) are the prominent related forms of Aedan appearing in the Top 1000. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in the year 2008 and are somewhat less popular today, with the forms Aydan, Aidyn and Aedan becoming less fashionable. The most trendy birth names among these are Eden (#601), Ayden (#74), Aiden (#14), Aydin (#735) and Aidan (#187). (2014 Birth Statistics)
Aedan▼ is pronounced similarly to Adan▲, Aden▲, Adin, Adon, Auden and Idan. Other recommended similar baby names are Adam▲, Addam, Aitan, Aldan and Athan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aedan.