What does Aiden mean?
Aiden /ai-den/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Aiden) is of Gaelic derivation, and the meaning of Aiden is "fire". Aiden is a version of Aidan (Gaelic) with the suffix -en.
Aiden▲ has 1 more alternative form via Aidan: Aidano.Kreatif forms: Aidenau, Aidenno. [more]
How popular is Aiden?
Aiden is an uncommon first name for males. Aiden is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Aiden for boys. Aiden was first listed in 1995 and reached its peak rank of #9 in the U.S. in 2011, and is currently at #14. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Aiden and related names. Ayden (#74 the previous year), Aidan (#187), Eden (#601), Aydin (#735), Aydan (#906), Aidyn (#924) and Aedan are the prominent variation forms of Aiden (#14 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in the year 2008 (usage of 0.5269%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.4449%, down 15.6%), with the versions Aydan, Aidyn and Aedan becoming less in vogue. The most trendy names for newborns here are Eden (#601), Ayden (#74), Aiden (#14), Aydin (#735) and Aidan (#187). (2014 Birth Statistics)
Aiden▲ is pronounced similarly to Adan▲, Aden▲, Adin, Adon, Auden and Eaden. Other suggested similar baby names are Addem, Adem, Aiken, Airen, Aitan, Alden▲ and Arden▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aiden.