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Pronunciation

Cayden

Origin

English

Meaning

This is the contemporary spelling of the traditional Gaelic name Caden. Originally MacCaiden, a Scottish clan name, the Gaelic word caiden means “fighter” or “warrior”. Its popularity is buoyed by similar-sounding English-language favorites like Hayden and Braden. This led to a flurry of alternate spellings like Cadyn, Kaeden and Kadyn, as well as the contracted, single-syllable Cade.

Rank in the year 2015

Cayden was ranked #383 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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