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What does Aedan mean?

Aedan Pronunciation of Aedan as a name for boys is of Gaelic derivation, and Aedan means "fire". Aedan is a variant form of Aidan (Gaelic).

ASSOCIATED WITH -dan, gaelic, fire


VARIANTS Eiden, Eidan, Eden, Edan, Aydin, Ayden, Aydan, Aidyn, Aiden


(male) Ardan, ..

(female) Aedana, ..

Aedan Jaxson (A.J.), ..

How popular is Aedan?

Aedan is an unusual given name for males. Aedan is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Aedan entered the list in 1999 and reached its highest position of #759 in the U.S. in the year 2006, and is at #1135 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aedan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aedan outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Aiden (#13 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Ayden (#87), Aidan (#185), Eden (#503), Aydin (#802), Aydan (#961) and Aidyn (#1098) are the prominent related forms of Aedan (#1135) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Aidano, are seldom used. These relations of Aedan reached the height of their popularity a decade ago (AVERAGE #473) and are almost as popular today (#598, 21.7%), but with the form Aidan falling out of fashion. Eden, Aydin, Ayden and Aiden are four of the more contemporarily stylish baby names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aedan, Aidan, Aiden, Aidyn, Aydan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ayden, Aydin, Eden in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aidan, Aiden, Ayden outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aedan is pronounced similarly to Adan, Aden, Adin, Adon, Auden, Eaden, Eadin, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edyn, Idan, Odin and Odon. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aaran, Abda, Abran, Adal, Adam, Adar, Addam, Adnan, Aed, Aeron, Aeryn, Aeson, Ahran, Ahsan, Aitan, Alan, Alban, Aldan, Alden, Aldin, Aldon, Alexan, Alvan, Aman, Amidan, Arda, Ardal, Arden, Ardian, Ardin, Arman, Arnan, Arran, Athan, Ayman, Bevan, Cadan, Caedan, Devan, Fegan, Gehan, Iefan, Ieuan, Jean, Jehan, Jevan, Kadan, Kean, Kegan, Kelan, Kenan, Kevan, Nevan, Redman, Regan, Sean, Tedman, Tegan, Teman, Teran and Tevan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aedan.

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