[ 2 syll. ai-den, aid-en ] The baby boy name Aiden is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is EY-DehN †. Aiden is used chiefly in the English language and it is derived from Celtic origins. Aiden is a variant spelling of the name Aidan (English, Gaelic, Irish, and Scottish).
See also the related category celtic.
Aiden is very popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 1990s; before that, it was of irregular use only. At the height of its usage in 2011, 0.765% of baby boys were given the name Aiden. Its ranking then was #9. In 2018, its usage was 0.517% and its ranking #19, and it was the most popular within all boy names in its group. In 2018, Aiden was more widely used than the subsequent ranked name, Aidan, by 6 times. Aiden has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Aiden include Aden (English), Aidenn, Ayden (English), 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 Aiden: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"