Aidan: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Aidan

The Anglicized form of Aodhán, derived from the old irish name Aed meaning "fire" or "little fiery one." If he lives up to his name, expect more than your fair share of meltdowns in the grocery store.

Nicknames:

Nadia. Totally kidding, but it is Aidan spelled backwards.

Famous people named Aidan:

Actors Aidan Quinn, Aidan Gould, Aidan Gillett, Aidan Devine, Aidan Turner, and Aidan Daley Mitchell; singer-songwriter Aidan James.

Fun fact:

Perhaps the most recognizable bearer of this name is Carrie Bradshaw’s super-sweet boyfriend Aidan Shaw from Sex and the City.

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