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Pronunciation

Aiden

Origin

English

Meaning

Aiden, or Aodhan in ancient Gaelic, is the diminutive of Aodh, which means “fire”. The Irish spell it Aidan, while Americans favor Aiden with “e”. Aiden has also inspired more contemporary, similar-sounding names like Jayden and Hayden. With just two syllables, this strong name conjures images of rolling green hills, thick fog and proud people – everything you’d imagine Ireland to be!

Rank in the year 2015

Aiden was ranked #19 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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