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Jayden is a modern unisex baby name that has been wildly popular as a boy’s name since the mid 00’s. Jayden is part of the trend of popular names ending in -den including Aiden, Braden, and Kayden.

Meaning of the name Jayden:

Hebrew: thankful, he will judge
Modern English: healer

Origin of the name Jayden:

Jayden is a modern variant spelling of the Hebrew name Jadon which means “thankful” or “he will judge”. Jayden is also a modern English name from the Greek Jason which means “healer”.

Baby name Jayden

Symbolism of the name Jayden:

Jayden is sometimes associated with the bluejay. Bluejays mate for life so they symbolize lifelong bonds.

Style of the name Jayden:

modern

Gender of the name Jayden:

Jayden is both masculine and feminine, but much more common as a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Jayden:

JAY-den (English)

Number of syllables in the name Jayden:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Jayden:

Jayden evokes feelings of youth enthusiasm.

Alternative spellings for the name Jayden:

Jaden, Jadon, Jaiden, Jadyn

Nicknames for the name Jayden:

  • Jay
  • Den
  • Denny

Popularity of the name Jayden:

According to the Social Security Administration, Jayden is a boy’s baby name that was in the top 10 names between 2009 and 2013. As a girl’s name, Jayden peaked at #172 in 2008 and is no longer in the top 1000.

Related names for the name Jayden:

Great middle names for the name Jayden and their meanings:

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Famous people with the name Jayden:

  • Jayden Connor Stockley (English footballer)
  • Jayden Hodges (Australian rugby player)
  • Jayden Hadler (Australian Olympic swimmer
  • Jayden Attard (Australian footballer)

Jaydens in popular culture:

  • Jayden Prince (television, “CSI: NY”
  • Jayden (television, “Disney’s Descendents”)
  • Jayden (television, Star Trek)
  • Jayden Shiba (television, “Power Rangers Samurai”)