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What does Haden mean?

Haden Pronunciation of Haden as a boys' name has its roots in Old English and Welsh, and the meaning of the name Haden is "hill of heather; heathen". Haden is an alternate form of Hadden (Old English): place name. Haden is also a derivative of Hayden (Welsh): from Hadyn.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, hill (mountain), heather (flower)


VARIANTS Haydon, Haydan, Hadon, Haddon, Haddin, Haddan


(male) Heden, ..

(female) Hada, ..

Haden Steven (H.S.), ..

How popular is Haden?

Haden is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#10093 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Haden was first listed in 1991 and reached its apex rank of #770 in the U.S. in the year 2003, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Hayden (#180 FROM RECENT DATA), Haydn and Haydon are the popular varying forms of Haden ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Haddan, are seldom used. These forms of Haden were favored as birth names 12 years ago (MEDIAN #1170) and are now significantly less popular (#1545, 63.5% LESS USAGE), with the form Haden becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Haden, Hayden, Haydn, Haydon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Haden is pronounced similarly to Hadwin, Hadwinn, Hadwyn, Hedeon, Hedwin and Hedwyn. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aaren, Aden, Alden, Auden, Ayden, Boden, Caden, Carden, Cayden, Dalen, Damen, Daven, Eaden, Eden, Galen, Gaven, Haaken, Hacon, Hadar, Hadlee, Hadly, Hagan, Hagen, Hagun, Hakan, Hakon, Halden, Hale, Halen, Hamel, Hamlen, Hanan, Harben, Harden, Hardon, Hardwen (see Hardwin), Harel, Harmen, Harun, Havel, Haven, Hawes, Hayes, Hazen, Hazin, Hyder, Jaden, Jaeden, Jaiden, Jaxen, Kadeen, Kaden, Kaeden, Kagen, Kaiden, Kalen, Kamden, Naren, Ogden, Paden, Paten, Raiden, Raven, Ryden, Saxen, Talen, Taren, Valen and Varden. These names tend to be more commonly used than Haden.

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