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 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)
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)