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 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. Out of all boy names in its group, Ayden was the most popular in 2012. 94% more boys were named Ayden than the subsequent ranked name, Aidan, in that year.
Baby names that sound like Ayden include Aden (English), Aiden (English), Aidenn, Aydenn, Adyn, Aedan (Gaelic), Aedann, Aeddan (Welsh), Aeden, Aedenn, Aedin, Aedyn, Aidan (English, Gaelic, Irish, and Scottish), Aideyn, Aidin, Aidyn (English), Aodan (Gaelic), Athan, Athin, and Aydan (English).
† 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)"