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. 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 2018, it ranked at #104 with a usage of 0.190%, 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 2018.
† 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)"