US Popularity:581
Other Origin(s):Irish, Welsh
Meaning:Little fire, born of fire
Aidan is a gender-neutral name of Celtic origins that is sure to ignite baby’s spirit. Coming from the Irish name Aodhán and Welsh name Aeddan, this name translates to “born of fire” or “little fire.” Fire is such a vital element of life, as it provides warmth and clears the path for regrowth, giving baby plenty of inspiration. Aidan is also a wonderful choice for mythology lovers, since it comes from Aodh, the old Celtic god of the sun. If you can sense that baby is going to have a blazing personality, the name Aidan is sure to teach them to keep their fire burning.

Famous People Named Aidan

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Aidan Gallagher
    TV Actor
  • Aidan Quinn
  • Aidan Turner

Aidan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Aidan is currently #824 on The Bump
Boy:Aidan is currently #613 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Aidan is currently #452 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Aidan is currently #581 in U.S. births
Boy:Aidan is currently #574 in U.S. births
Girl:Aidan is currently #15806 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 5606
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 329

  • Behind the Name, Aidan, January 2022

  • Behind the Name, Aodhán, Janurary 2022

  • Name Doctor, Aidan

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