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Meaning and Name Origin

Jayden \ja(y)-den\ as a name for boys (also used less widely as girls' name Jayden). Jayden's roots are American and Hebrew. Jayden is a form of Jaden (American): sometimes linked to Jadon, but more likely a modern invented name from Jade, first appearing in the US in the 1990s. Very common as a birth name. Unisex name.


Jayden has 5 variants: Jaeden, Jaedon, Jaiden, Jaidin and Jaydon.

Jayden has 2 more related forms via Jaden, Jadon: Jade and Jader.


Jayden is an unusual first name for males. Jayden is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Jayden for boys. Jayden entered the list in 1994 and reached its apex rank of #4 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is at #15 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jayden name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jayden and related names. Popular varying forms of Jayden (#15 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Jaden (#172 the previous year), Jaiden (#237), Jaydon (#854), Jadon (#864), Jaeden and Jade. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 2007 and have become significantly less widespread since, with the forms Jaydon, Jaeden, Jadon and Jade becoming less stylish. Jayden (#15), Jaiden (#237) and Jaden (#172) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jade, Jaden, Jadon, Jaeden, Jaiden, Jayden, Jaydon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jaden, Jayden outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Cayden, Hayden, Jaycen, Jayde, Jaydee, Jaylen, Jaysen, Jayven and Kayden. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jayden.