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Jaden is a unisex baby name that was most likely created in the late twentieth century by parents in America. It spent many years as a top 100 option, until the alternative spelling Jayden took over. Currently, Jaden ranks as a top 300 option.

Meaning of the name Jaden:

Hebrew: God has heard
American: combination name for Jay and Aiden

Origin of the name Jaden:

The baby name Jaden is said to be a combination name between the name Jay and the name Aiden. This is because it became popular during the time that names that ended in “-den” were the most common. Some state, however, that it is an alternative spelling of the Jadon that is found in the Bible.

Symbolism of the name Jaden:

The baby name Jaden only means combined name because it is a modern interpretation of the name Jay with the suffix “-den” added on. When considering that Jaden is an alternative spelling of Jadon, however, it retains the same meaning as the character from the Bible.

Baby name Jaden

Style of the name Jaden:

Classical when considering Hebrew origins and modern when considering it as a combination name

Gender of the name Jaden:

Both boys and girls can have the baby name Jaden.

Pronunciation of the name Jaden:

JAY-den

Number of syllables in the name Jaden:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Jaden:

Jaden feels like a modern and cool name that keeps up with the times. It is perfect as a name that will almost always feel young for your child.

Alternative spellings for the name Jaden:

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Popularity of the name Jaden:

Jaden has only been a top 1,000 name since 1994, but it ascended the ranks quickly. From 2002 to 2008 and again from 2010 to 2011, the name was a top 100 name. As of 2020, Jaden ranks at number 293 with the alternative spelling Jayden being much more popular at number 37.

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Famous people with the name Jaden:

  • Jaden Betts (actor, “Doc McStuffins”)
  • Jaden Schwartz (NHL player)
  • Jaden Piner (actor, “Moonlight”)
  • Jaden Smith (actor, son of Will Smith)

Jadens in popular culture:

  • Jaden Korr (character from “Star Wars: Jedi Knight”)
  • Jaden Yuki (character from “Yu, Gi, Oh!”)