Aiden - boys name

Aiden name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Aiden name meaning:

The name Aiden is of Irish origin and carries several possible meanings. One interpretation is that Aiden means "little fire" or "fiery one." This meaning conveys a sense of passion, warmth, and enthusiasm. It suggests a dynamic and energetic individual who possesses a strong and vibrant personality.

In Irish mythology, Aiden was also the name of a saint known for his dedication to Christianity and his ability to heal. This association adds a spiritual and compassionate aspect to the name's meaning. Moreover, Aiden can be seen as a variation of the name Aidan, which means "little fiery one" in Gaelic.

The name Aiden has gained popularity in recent years and has become a widely used name for boys around the world. Its strong and spirited connotations, along with its Irish heritage, make it an appealing choice for parents seeking a name that exudes energy and character.


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Overall UK ranking: 124 out of 4789

469 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (113)

Historical popularity of Aiden

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