Jayden: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Jayden

This is a more recently invented name that goes right along with its popular soundalike counterparts such as Cayden and Hayden and Brayden and Ayden, although some say it’s in reference to a Biblical Hebrew name, Jadon. Wherever it comes from, its trendy feel makes it the only non-traditional name to have ever busted through to the top 5 boys’ names, although it has fallen a bit in popularity since then to the top 30.

Nicknames:

Jayd, Jay.

Famous people named Jayden:

Son of Britney Spears and Jayden Federline; Australian Olympic swimmer Jayden Hadler.

Fun fact:

The name Jayden, with that spelling, enjoyed a huge surge of popularity when Britney Spears chose it for her son in 2006.

More Inspiration:

Jaunty J Names For Baby Boys, Terrific Two-Syllable Boy Names,