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Aidan Meaning


What does Aidan mean?

The name Aidan is of Irish origin.

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

Aidan is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ai-dan.

The Given Name Aidan

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

Aidan is a form of Aodhan. See Aodhan for further details.

Aidan is good for parents who want a name that is classic and delightful.

This 2 syllable name has brilliance and charm.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Aidan Gillen, and Aidan of Lindisfarne.

Aidan Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 242 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,552 occurrences. It ranked 7,720 in baby name popularity for girls with 14 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 221 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,725 occurrences. It ranked 6,028 in baby name popularity for girls with 20 occurrences.

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

Aidan Related Names

Aidan is a form of Aodhan.

Variants of the name Aidan include Aadan, Aaden, Aden, Adin, Aiden, Aidin, Aidon, Aidyn, Aydan, Ayden, Edan.

The names Aayden, Aideen, Aydon, Edana, Eithna, Etney, Hadyn are all forms of Aidan.

Famous Aidans

  • Aidan ~ Saint
  • Aidan Gillen ~ Actor
  • Aidan of Lindisfarne ~ Saint
  • Aidan Quinn ~ Actor

Aidan Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Aidan.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Aidan Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Aidan in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Aidan.

Just for fun, see the name Aidan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Aidan in Nautical Flags page.