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What does Paden mean?

Paden Pronunciation of Paden [paden] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the name Paden means "fighter's estate". Paden is a Scottish form of Peyton (Old English): place name.

Associated with: scottish, old english, fighter (warrior), estate (home).


1 different relation via Peyton: Payton.

Creative forms:
(male) Padon, Paxden, ..

(female) Padeni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Paden Matheo (P.M.), ..

How popular is Paden?

Paden is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#7554 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Paden was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #1316 in the U.S. in 1992, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Paden are Payton (#693 via latest list) and Peyton (#260). Adoption of these forms of Paden reached its most widespread a decade ago (median #801) and has become significantly reduced since (#984, down 59%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paden, Payton, Peyton in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Paden and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aden, Aiden, Arden, Auden, Boden, Caden, Caiden, Camden, Carden, Cayden, Dalen, Damen, Daven, Eaden, Eagen, Elden, Galen, Garen, Hadden, Haden, Hagen, Halden, Halen, Harden, Haven, Jacen, Jaden, Jaiden, Jalen, Jaren, Jasen, Jaxen, Jayden, Kadeen, Kaden, Kagen, Kaiden, Kalen, Kamden, Kayden, Landen, Marden, Naren, Ogden, Paddey, Paddy, Padget, Pagan, Page, Paget, Pain, Paley, Parken, Paten, Patin, Paton, Patten, Pauel, Pavel, Pawel, Paxon, Paxten, Pazel, Peder, Pen, Raiden, Raven, Ryden, Saxen, Talen, Taren, Valen, Varden, Walden and Warden. These names tend to be more commonly used than Paden.

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