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Origin & Meaning

The name Aiden is of Irish origin.

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


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 14 in baby name popularity for boys with 13296 occurrences.  It ranked 2947 in popular baby names for girls with 57 occurrences. 

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


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


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Aiden is a variant spelling of Aidan.

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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.