Hayden - girls name

Hayden name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 58%

Hayden name meaning:

The name Hayden is of English origin and has multiple meanings. It is derived from the surname Haydn, which is a variant of Haydon. One possible meaning of the name is "from the hay downs" or "valley with hay." This interpretation connects the name to rural landscapes and farming. Another possible meaning is "heathen" or "pagan." This connotation suggests a more ancient or mystical origin, possibly referencing pre-Christian religions or cultural practices.

In recent years, Hayden has become a popular given name for boys. It is often associated with qualities such as strength, intelligence, and creativity. The name has a modern and trendy feel to it, while still maintaining a sense of tradition and history. Overall, Hayden is a versatile and appealing name with meanings that evoke nature, spirituality, and positive attributes.

Origin: English

From the hedged in valley.


Surnames, Unisex names

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Overall UK ranking: 2341 out of 5581

11 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (792)

Historical popularity of Hayden

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