What does Jaden mean?
Jaden /ja-den/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Jaden) is of American origin. Sometimes linked to Jadon, but more likely a modern invented name from Jade, first appearing in the US in the 1990s. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett have a son named Jaden, probably from Jada. Jayden is a popular variant.
How popular is Jaden?
Jaden is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Jaden is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Jaden for boys. Jaden entered the list in 1994 and reached its highest position of #74 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is at #172 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Jaden and related names. Popular alternative forms of Jaden (#172 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000 are Jade, Jadon (#864 in 2014), Jaeden, Jaiden (#237), Jayden (#15) and Jaydon (#854). These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2007 (usage of 0.6116%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.4083%, ▼33.2%), with the versions Jade, Jadon, Jaeden and Jaydon becoming less fashionable. Jaden (#172), Jaiden (#237) and Jayden (#15) are three of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)