What does Hayden mean?
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 (#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%, down 18.3%), 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.