What does Hayden mean?
Hayden /hay-den/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced HAY-den. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hayden is "hedged valley". Place name. Actor Hayden Christensen.
Related boy name: Caden.Kreatif forms: Haydeon, Hayven. [more]
How popular is Hayden?
Hayden is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1179 out of 1220, Top 97%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#878 out of 150436, 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)
Caden (#198 the previous year) and Haden are the prominent alternative forms of Hayden (#142 the previous year) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in the year 2003 (usage of 0.6777%) and is now much less (usage 0.5533%, 18.3% 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. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Hayden and associated names. (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.