Hayden

Hayden - A very unique female name



  Aug 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hayden, meaning heather-grown hill, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1988 on position #3872. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hayden and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hayden? 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 Hayden. The baby girl name Hayden was given to 1,597 baby girls in 2012, ranking #195 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 885 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hayden peaked in popularity 11 years ago in 2008 on position 126.



Famous with this name

Hayden Christensen
Naura Hayden
Benjamin Hayden


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Hayden is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hayden is currently topping the baby name charts in Montana at position #38 - and is the least popular in West Virginia at position #391.

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 Hayden is where you live.


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Hayden origin and meaning

Hayden is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means heather-grown hill. To see famous people named Hayden, pop culture references for the name Hayden and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hayden

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

Haidyn / Haiden / Hadyn / Hodan / Haedyn /

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
2012195
2011186
2010161
2009130
2008126
2007191
2006423
2005415
2004581
2003566
2002598
2001677
2000669
1999782
1998844
19971043
19961015
19951198
19941190
19931334
19921506
19911800
19903040
19894162
19883872

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Montana38
Iowa69
Nebraska102
North Dakota108
Wyoming114
South Carolina117
Tennessee125
Alabama126
Maine143
Nevada144
Kentucky147
Georgia148
Rhode Island148
Ohio152
Louisiana153
Alaska157
Arkansas164
Kansas166
North Carolina175
Wisconsin179
Minnesota180
Oklahoma183
Virginia187
Washington188
Maryland196
Missouri197
Indiana198
Arizona200
Pennsylvania201
Colorado205
Idaho210
Connecticut213
Illinois221
Oregon223
Michigan231
Hawaii236
Mississippi242
South Dakota249
Florida251
Massachusetts252
New Mexico255
California258
Texas261
New York275
New Jersey333
Utah335
West Virginia391

Even more about Hayden


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 Hayden 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hayden?

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
2008
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Hayden
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 885
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1988
2012 births +1,597

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