Meaning of the name Zayden:

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American: increasing, surplus

Origin of the name Zayden:

The baby name Zayden is a modern take on the Hebrew name Zaide that comes from Biblical times. Americans invented the name in the 2000s by using the name Zaide with the suffix -den that is popular in many other names. These include names like Hayden, Brayden, and even Aidan.

Symbolism of the name Zayden:

Zayden retains the same meaning as the original Hebrew name Zaide. The baby name Zaide actually began as a nickname for the name grandfather according to some. This would make sense for the meaning to be increasing as a grandfather is the patriarch of a family.

Style of the name Zayden:

Modern

Gender of the name Zayden:

The gender of the baby name Zayden is used for both boys and girls, but it is more popular for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Zayden:

ZAY-den

Number of syllables in the name Zayden:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Zayden:

Zayden feels a bit informal and youthful. It is not necessarily an immature name, but it is one that is simple and feels fun.

Alternative spellings for the name Zayden:

  • Zaiden
  • Zaden 
  • Zaydenn
  • Zaidenn
  • Zaeden
  • Zaedenn

Nicknames for the name Zayden:

  • Zayd
  • Zade
  • Zay
  • Zee
  • Den
  • Zoo Zoo

Popularity of the name Zayden:

Zayden joined the Social Security Popularity Index in 2006 at number 883. In the year 2013, it joined the top 200 list at number 192, but it has never gotten to the top 100 list. As of 2020, it ranks at number 185 overall.

Related names for the name Zayden:

Great middle names for Zayden and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Zayden:

  • Zayden Kareem (actor, “Eastenders”)

Zaydens in popular culture:

There are no pop culture references for the baby name Zayden at the current time.