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Aden Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Aden is of Irish and English origin.

The meaning of Aden is "firey, little fire".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 335 in baby name popularity for boys with 991 occurrences.  It ranked 5580 in popular baby names for girls with 23 occurrences. 

View the Aden Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Aden has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Aden to other names.


Aidan is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Aodhan, a dimunitive of Aodh.


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Aden is a variant spelling of Aidan.

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Name Fun

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.