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What does Kayden mean?

Kayden Pronunciation of Kayden [kay-den] as a name for boys is an Arabic name, and the name Kayden means "round, gentle; cask; companion". Kayden is a variant form of Cade (Old English, Old French): transferred use of the surname. Kayden is also a form of Kaden (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic, gentle.


Kayden has 19 variants: Caden, Caidan, Caiden, Caidin, Caidon, Caydan, Cayden, Caydin, Caydon, Kadan, Kadin, Kadon, Kaidan, Kaiden, Kaidin, Kaidon, Kaydan, Kaydin and Kaydon.

3 more different relations via Cade, Kaden: Caide, Kade and Kayde.

Creative forms:
(male) Kayke, Keden, ..

(female) Kayken, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kayden Masiah (K.M.), ..

How popular is Kayden?

Kayden is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#91404 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Kayden entered the list in 1995 and reached its peak rank of #90 in the U.S. in 2014, and is currently at #95. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Kaiden (#140 in recent rankings), Kaden (#179), Caden (#192), Cayden (#212), Caiden (#285), Cade (#364), Kade (#385), Kaydon, Kaydin, Kaidan and Kadin are the popular varying forms of Kayden (#95 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Kayden was widespread 6 years ago (adoption of 0.99%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.87%, 11.9%), but with the version Kadin becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Kayden, Kaiden, Kade, Caiden and Cayden.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kayden, Cade, Caden, Caiden, Cayden in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kade, Kaden, Kadin, Kaidan, Kaiden in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaydin, Kaydon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kayden, Kaden, Kaiden outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kayden is alike in pronunciation to Cadan, Cadon, Cadyn, Caedan, Kadeen, Kadyn and Kaeden. Other suggested similar names are Ayden, Barden, Baylen, Brayden, Camden, Carden, Daylen, Dayten, Dryden, Eaden, Gaylen, Hadden, Haden, Halden, Harden, Haydan, Hayden, Hayder, Haydn, Haydon, Jaden, Jaeden, Jaiden, Jaycen, Jayde, Jaydee, Jayden, Jaydon, Jaylen, Jaysen, Jayven, Kadeem, Kagen, Kalen, Kamden, Kamdon, Kannen, Karmen, Kaycee, Kaye, Kayetan (see Gaetano), Kayle, Kayleb, Kayley, Kayne, Kayvan, Kayven, Kelden, Kylen, Landen, Malden, Marden, Paden, Raiden, Rayder, Raydon, Raylen, Rayven, Royden, Ryden, Slayden, Tayten, Varden, Walden, Warden, Wayde and Waylen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kayden.

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