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What does Cayden mean?

Cayden Pronunciation of Cayden [cay-den] as a boys' name has its roots in Scottish and Arabic, and the meaning of the name Cayden is "son of Cadán; companion". Cayden is an alternate spelling of Caden (Scottish): from the Scottish last name McCadden. Cayden is also a variation of Kaden (Arabic).

Associated with: scottish, arabic.


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.

Creative forms:
(male) Casden, Clyden, ..

(female) Cayda, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cayden Tadeo (C.T.), ..

How popular is Cayden?

Cayden is an unusual first name for males. Cayden is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cayden entered the list in 1994 and reached its apex rank of #143 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is at #212 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Cayden (#212 in 2015) are Caden (#192 in 2015), Cadyn, Caiden (#285), Kaden (#179), Kadin, Kadyn (#1469), Kaeden (#969), Kaidan, Kaiden (#140), Kayden (#95), Kaydin and Kaydon. Other variants, like Caidin, are seldom used. These relations of Cayden were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2009 (median #816) and are almost as popular today (#1041, down 15%). Kaden is the longstanding favorite, though Kayden is currently the more favored form, while Kadin used to be popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cayden, Caden, Cadyn, Caiden, Kaden in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kadin, Kadyn, Kaeden, Kaidan, Kaiden in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Cayden is pronounced similarly to Kadeen. Other recommended names are Ayden, Barden, Baylen, Brayden, Cade, Cadel, Cadmo (see Cadmus), Caelen, Calder, Camden, Camdin, Camdon, Camren, Carden, Cardin, Cardon, Carmen, Carsen, Cathan, Cayce, Caycey, Cayle, Cayleb, Clyde, Cobden, Colden, Coryden, Cotten, Cydney, Daylen, Dayten, Dryden, Eaden, Gaylen, Hadden, Haden, Halden, Harden, Haydan, Hayden, Hayder, Haydn, Haydon, Jaden, Jaeden, Jaiden, Jaycen, Jayde, Jaydee, Jayden, Jaydon, Jaylen, Jaysen, Jayven, Kamden, Kayde, Kayven, Landen, Malden, Marden, Paden, Raiden, Rayder, Raydon, Raylen, Rayven, Royden, Ryden, Slayden, Tayten, Varden, Walden, Warden and Wayde. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cayden.

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