Aiden: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on


  • Gender: Male
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Little Fire

What is the meaning of the name Aiden?

The name Aiden is primarily a male name of Irish origin that means Little Fire.

The most common alternate spelling of the name Aiden is Aidan. Other spellings include Ayden, Aydan, Aydin, Aedan, Aidyn, and Aadyn. Nicknames for the name Aiden include Addie, Ahd, and Denny.

Famous people with the name Aiden include actors Aidan Quinn, Aidan Gould, and Aidan Devine. Aidan is a popular name among European football players, including Aiden Palmer, Aidan Price, and Aidan O’Kane.

Fictional characters with the name Aiden include Aiden from the novel The Secret of Kells. Aiden is a character from Anne Curtis Klause’s novel Blood and Chocolate and Aidan Lynch is from the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling.  Aidan Waite is from the television series Being Human, and one of the more popular characters on television was Aidan Shaw from Sex and the City played by John Corbett. It was probably Aidan Shaw that catapulted the name onto the baby name charts in the early 2000s.

Different Spellings of the name Aiden:

Aaden, Aayden

People who like the name Aiden also like:

Alexander, Gavin, Caleb, Liam, Owen, Ethan, Landon, Sophia, Ava, Charlotte, Emma, Olivia, Isabella, Amelia

Names like Aiden:

Adamina, Adin, Adana, Aidan, Adino, Atiana, Adoniah, Aitana, Audun, Aithan, Adanna, Adina, Athumani, Adwin, Athene, Addien, Athan, Autumn, Adam, Adamma, Admon, Adannaya, Atum, Adonia, Auden, Adymn, Adeniyi, Aideen, Adonai, Adnan

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Aiden Micheaux - son of Nicki Micheaux , born 2009

Stats for the Name Aiden

checkmark Aiden is currently #23 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Aiden is currently #29 in U.S. births
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