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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