Aidan

Aidan - A very unique male name



  Sep 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Aidan, meaning little and fiery, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1967 on position #1405. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Aidan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Aidan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Aidan. The baby boy name Aidan was given to 3,187 baby boys in 2012, ranking #115 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 515 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Aidan peaked in popularity 15 years ago in 2003 on position 39.



Famous with this name

Aidan Gillen
Aidan Potter
Aidan Gallagher


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Aidan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Aidan is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #55 - and is the least popular in Nebraska at position #236.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Aidan is where you live.


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Aidan origin and meaning

Aidan is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means little and fiery. To see famous people named Aidan, pop culture references for the name Aidan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Aidan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Aidan, sorted by popularity.

Adam / Aiden / Ayden / Adan / Aden / Aydan / Aaden / Aydin / Aidyn / Aedan /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012115
2011107
201094
200972
200859
200754
200644
200543
200440
200339
200260
200186
2000114
1999166
1998196
1997219
1996259
1995282
1994444
1993558
1992640
1991831
1990925
19891205
19881385
19871358
19861143
19851208
19841495
19822233
19812189
19802146
19792076
19782017
19761454
19731765
19691515
19671405

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island55
Vermont68
Massachusetts75
New Hampshire82
Hawaii85
New York87
New Jersey89
Virginia93
Connecticut93
Maryland95
Delaware96
Illinois105
District of Columbia106
Pennsylvania112
New Mexico114
Florida114
Maine115
North Carolina117
Montana119
Kentucky121
California122
Tennessee123
Georgia125
Washington128
Missouri128
Nevada131
Colorado139
South Dakota141
Kansas145
Ohio146
Arizona147
Minnesota147
South Carolina151
Arkansas152
Indiana154
Alabama158
North Dakota160
West Virginia161
Oregon165
Michigan168
Texas169
Iowa170
Oklahoma171
Wisconsin181
Louisiana182
Alaska191
Mississippi201
Utah201
Idaho219
Nebraska236

Even more about Aidan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Aidan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Aidan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2003
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Aidan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 515
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1967
2012 births +3,187

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