Ayden is an English variant spelling of Aidan (English, Gaelic, Irish, and Scottish).
Ayden is also an English variant transcription of Aodh (Irish and Scottish).
Ayden is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1990s; before that, it was of only sporadic use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2012, 0.308% of baby boys were given the name Ayden. It ranked at #69 then. In 2015, it ranked at #87 with a usage of 0.240%, and it was the most popular out of all boy names in its group. Ayden was twice as popular as the subsequent ranked name, Aidan, in 2015.
Baby names that sound like Ayden include Aden (English), Aiden (English), Aidenn, Aydenn, Adyn, Aedann, Aedenn, Aedin, Aedyn, Aidan (English, Gaelic, Irish, and Scottish), Aideyn, Aideynn, Aidin, Aidyn (English), Aodan (Gaelic), Athin, Aydan (English), Aydann, Eadin, and Eathyn.
† Pronunciation for Ayden: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"