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What does Haydon mean?

Haydon Pronunciation of Haydon [hay-don] as a boys' name is of Welsh derivation, and the meaning of the name Haydon is "heathen". Haydon is a version of Hayden (Welsh): from Hadyn.


VARIANTS Haydan, Haden




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How popular is Haydon?

Haydon is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#13459 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Haydon entered the list in 2007 and reached its peak rank of #1635 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Haydon ranked in the Top 2000 are Haden, Hayden (#151 LAST YEAR) and Haydn. These relations of Haydon were favored by parents in 2006 (AVERAGE #1170) and are now much less widespread (#1537, 56.7%), with the form Haden becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Haydon, Haden, Hayden, Haydn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Haydon is alike in pronunciation to Haddan, Hadden, Haddin, Haddon, Hadon, Hadwin, Hadwyn and Hedeon. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bardon, Braydon, Cadon, Caidon, Camdon, Cardon, Caydan, Cayden, Caydin, Caydon, Daylon, Daymon, Dayson, Dayton, Gaylon, Graydon, Haakon, Hacon, Haimon, Hakon, Haldan, Halden, Halton, Hanson, Harden, Hardin, Hardon, Harmon, Haron, Haroon, Haydar, Hayder, Haylan, Hutton, Jadon, Jaedon, Jayden, Jaydon, Jaylon, Jayron, Jayson, Jayvon, Kadon, Kaidon, Kamdon, Kaydan, Kayden, Kaydin, Kaydon, Ladon, Landon, Layton, Maldon, Mardon, Payton, Randon, Raydon, Raymon, Roydon, Taylon, Tayson, Tayton, Vardon, Waldon, Waylon and Zaydok. These names tend to be more commonly used than Haydon.

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