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What does Caden mean?

Caden [ca-den] as a boys' name is pronounced KAY-den. It is of Scottish origin, and the meaning of Caden is "son of Cadán". From the Scottish surname McCadden. Also used as a variant of Cade, in which case it is used as a fashionable modern coinage similar to names like Aidan, Braden and Hayden.

Associated with: scottish, surname, modern.


Caden has 9 variants: Cadan, Cadon, Cadyn, Caedan, Cayden, Kaden, Kadin, Kadyn and Kaeden.

Caden has 25 more related forms via Aidan, Braden, Cade, Hayden: Aedan, Aiden, Aidyn, Aydan, Ayden, Aydin, Bradan, Bradden, Bradin, Bradon, Braeden, Braiden, Brayden, Caide, Edan, Eden, Eidan, Eiden, Haden, Haydan, Haydn, Haydon, Kade, Kayde and Kayden.

Caden has 1 feminine form: Cadence.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Calden, Ciden, ..

(female) Cadenna, Cadenni, ..

How popular is Caden?

Caden is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#70473 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Caden for boys. Caden entered the list in 1991 and reached its highest position of #91 in the U.S. in the year 2006, and is at #198 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Caden and associated names. Aiden (#14 in 2014), Brayden (#62), Ayden (#74), Kayden (#90), Hayden (#142), Kaden (#171), Aidan (#187), Cayden (#197), Braden (#358), Cade (#361), Kade (#405), Eden (#601), Aydin (#735), Braeden (#802), Braiden (#824), Kaeden (#896), Aydan (#906), Aidyn (#924), Aedan (#1116), Kadyn (#1291), Kadin (#1587), Haden, Bradon, Cadyn, Haydn and Haydon are the prominent alternative forms of Caden (#198 in 2014). Adoption of these relations of Caden was at its apex a decade ago (median #619) and is almost as conventional today (#812, 24%), but with versions like Braeden falling out of fashion. The trendier birth names here are Kayden, Ayden, Eden, Kade, Aydin, Kaeden, Cayden, Brayden and Aiden.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aydan, Ayden, Aydin, Braden, Bradon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Braeden, Braiden, Brayden, Cade, Cadyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cayden, Eden, Haden, Hayden, Haydn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Haydon, Kade, Kaden, Kadin, Kadyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaeden, Kayden in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kaden, Kayden outside U.S.

Similar Names


Caden is alike in pronunciation to Caidan, Caiden, Caidin, Caidon, Caydan, Caydin, Caydon, Kadan, Kadeen, Kadon, Kaidan, Kaiden, Kaidin, Kaidon, Kaydan, Kaydin and Kaydon. Other suggested similar names are Barden, Boden, Cace, Cacey, Cadbee, Cadbey (see Cadby), Cadel, Cadell, Cadfan, Cadman, Cadmo (see Cadmus), Cadoc, Cadog, Cairn, Caje, Calan, Calder, Caley, Camden, Camren, Carden, Carel, Carey, Carsen, Case, Casey, Cavan, Chasen, Cobden, Codey, Craven, Dagen, Dalen, Damen, Daren, Eaden, Hadden, Halden, Harden, Haven, Jacen, Jaden, Jaiden, Jalen, Jaren, Jasen, Jaxen, Kagen, Kalen, Landen, Laren, Paden, Paten, Raven, Ryden, Valen, Varden and Walden. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caden.