What does Ayden mean?
Ayden \a(y)-den\ as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Ayden) is of Gaelic origin, and Ayden means "fire". Ayden is a variation of Aidan (Gaelic): anglicized form of the ancient Gaelic name Aedan. A very common choice for a given name.
Ayden▲ has 1 more alternative form via Aidan: Aidano.
Ayden is an unusual given name for males. Ayden is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Ayden for boys. Ayden was first listed in 1999 and reached its top position of #69 in the U.S. in 2012, and is presently at #74. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Ayden and related names. Popular varying forms of Ayden (#74 the previous year) are Aedan, Aidan (#187 the previous year), Aiden (#14), Aidyn (#924), Aydan (#906), Aydin (#735) and Eden (#601). Adoption of these boy names reached its peak in the year 2008 and is somewhat lower today, with the forms Aedan, Aidyn and Aydan becoming less in vogue. The trendier birth names in this compilation are Aidan (#187), Aiden (#14), Ayden (#74), Aydin (#735) and Eden (#601). (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Ayden▲ is alike in pronunciation to Adan▲, Aden▲, Adin, Adon, Auden and Eaden. Other suggested similar baby names are Addem, Adem, Alden▲, Arden▼, Ayken, Ayren and Ryden. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ayden.