Meaning and Name Origin
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Caden.
Hayden is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1179 out of 1220, Top 97%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#847 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Hayden for boys. Hayden entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #72 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is at #142 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Hayden and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Hayden (#142 the previous year) appearing in the Top 1000 are Caden (#198 the previous year) and Haden. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in the year 2003 and is now much less, with the version Haden becoming less fashionable. Caden (#198) and Hayden (#142) are two of the more trendy baby names in this compilation, with Hayden enjoying a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Hayden▲ is alike in pronunciation to Haddan, Hadden, Haddin, Haddon and Hadon. Other recommended similar baby names are Cayden▲, Halden, Harden, Jayden▲ and Kayden▲. These names tend to be less frequently used than Hayden.