Meaning and Name Origin
Cayden \ca(y)-den\ as a boys' name. Cayden's roots are Scottish and Arabic, and the meaning of the name Cayden is "son of Cadán; companion". Cayden is a variation of Caden (Scottish): from the Scottish surname McCadden. Cayden is also a variation of Kaden (Arabic): also possibly refers to a swamp in Old German, or to an Old English word meaning "round".
Cayden▲ has 24 variants: Cadan, Cadon, Cadyn, Caedan, Caidan, Caiden▲, Caidin, Caidon, Caydan, Caydin, Caydon, Kadan, Kadin▼, Kadon, Kadyn, Kaeden▼, Kaidan, Kaiden▲, Kaidin, Kaidon, Kaydan, Kayden▲, Kaydin and Kaydon.
Cayden is an unusual first name for males. Cayden is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Cayden for boys. Cayden entered the list in 1999 and reached its apex rank of #143 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is at #197 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cayden and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Cayden (#197 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Caden (#198 in 2014), Caiden (#272), Kaden (#171), Kadin, Kadyn, Kaeden (#896), Kaiden (#124) and Kayden (#90). These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in 2008 and are somewhat less popular today, with the versions Kadin and Kaeden becoming less in vogue. The most fashionable baby names here are Caiden (#272), Cayden (#197), Kaden (#171), Kaiden (#124) and Kayden (#90). (2014 Birth Statistics)