The meaning of the name “Kayden” is: “Son of Cadan; battle”.
Additional information: Although Kayden is a both a masculine and a feminine name, it is usually used as a masculine name. It is almost exclusively thought to be a form of the name Caden. Caden comes from Gaelic roots and holds the meaning “son of Cadan”, which is passed on to the modern name Kayden as well. It can also mean “battle” depending on the context of the original Gaelic.
Kayden has a few alternate spellings, some of which are more popular that this particular spelling. You can find a lot of boys named Caden, Kaden, Cayden, Caiden, Kaiden, or Kaeden. The most common short form of the name is Cade or Kade, depending on the spelling of the name. It is not usually misspelled, but the most frequently seen misspellings are Kaydon or Caydon.
Popularity for the name Kayden in this form has been on a slow upward trend in the US, appearing at 90th most popular in 2014, up from 230th most popular just 8 years before in 2006. The name was not recorded at all within the US before 1989 for either males or females. Elsewhere this name with this spelling ranked as the 86th most popular male baby name in Canada, the 87th most popular in Scotland, and the 114th most popular in England & Wales in 2014. All of these countries also showed a very short history with the name, indicating that this spelling of Kayden was not often seen until the mid-1980s.
Celebrities who are named Kayden or any other spelling of the word have not risen to fame yet, but Kevin Costner, an actor, has a son by the name of Cayden Wyatt and Angie Everhart, a model, has a son named Kayden Bobby.
The first thing you should know if you are considering Kayden for your baby's name is that in most countries all over the world the name Kayden is a boy name.
The name Kayden is of English origin, and is used mostly in English speaking countries but also in a few other countries and languages of the world.
If you consider naming your baby Kayden we recommend you take note of the special meaning and history of the name as your baby’s name will play a big role in its life and your baby will hear it spoken every day. Searching for a name is a very important and fun process as it’s the very first gift you will give to your baby. Many people believe that the name can affect success in life, through their children's working career and other circumstances, so they choose more “respectable” names or name meanings as they believe that the name meaning reflects the personality of the child.
Kayden Name Meaning
The meaning of Kayden is “Son of Cadan; battle”. Keep in mind that many names may have different meanings in other countries and languages, so be careful that the name that you choose doesn’t mean something bad or unpleasant. Search comprehensively and find the name meaning of Kayden and its name origin or of any other name in our database. Also note the spelling and the pronunciation of the name Kayden and check the initials of the name with your last name to discover how it looks and sounds. The history and meaning of the name Kayden is fascinating, learn more about it. (If you know more meanings of the name and you would like to contribute click here to submit another name meaning).
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Name Kayden Categories
The name Kayden is in the following categories: Contemporary Names, Cute Names. (If you would like to suggest one or more categories for the name, click here). We have plenty of different baby name categories to search for special meanings plus popular and unique names, search our database before choosing but also note that baby name categories designed to help you and not to be an influential factor when choosing a name. Instead, we recommend that you pay a greater attention to the origin and meaning of the name Kayden. Read our baby name articles for useful tips regarding baby names and naming your baby. If you are thinking of giving your baby the beautiful name Kayden, spread the love and share this with your friends.
Popularity of the Name Kayden
Below you will find the popularity of the baby name Kayden displayed annually, from 1880 to the present day in our name popularity chart. Hover over or click on the dots that represent a year to see how many babies were given the name for that year, for both genders, if available.
Kayden Boy Name Popularity Chart
Kayden Girl Name Popularity Chart
Note:The data above is from the Social Security Administrator of United States, (more info here) from Social Security card applications for births in US for every name, from 1880 up to the present year. The gender associated with the name might be incorrect, as the data presents the record applications without being edited for errors. The name's popularity and ranking is announced annually, so the data for this year will not be available until next year. The more babies that are given a name, the higher popularity ranking the name receives. For names with the same popularity, the tie is solved by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. This means that if two or more names have the same popularity their rankings may differ significantly, as they are set in alphabetical order. If a name has less than five occurrences, the SSA excludes it from the provided data to protect privacy.
Songs and Videos about the name Kayden:
There are no songs that directly include the name Kayden in their lyrics, but a song written and dedicated to a person by the name of Kayden is called “Song for Caden” by Jon Brion.
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