Hayden

Pronunciation: ha-he-e-de-hn
Origin: United Kingdom
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

The name Hayden is a distinguished British surname with Old English origins, meaning "hedged valley" or "hay valley". It is derived from the Old English words "heg," which means "hay," and "dun," meaning "hill". Hayden is also associated with the Austrian composer Joseph Haydn, and although it is considered a gender-neutral name, it is more common for boys than girls. Hayden has roots in Germany, derived from the Middle High German word "heiden," which comes from an Old High German word "heidano". The name has a connection to the meaning "heathen," typically referring to anyone who did not follow conventional beliefs. This association can encourage an individual to go against the grain and march to the beat of their own drum. Famous people named Hayden include actor Hayden Christensen, drummer Hayden Scott, and fashion designer Hayden Williams.

Hayden Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Hayden is currently #126 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Hayden is currently #126 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Hayden is currently #51 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-male Boy Nature: Hayden is currently #51 on Kiindred Boy Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Hayden is currently #123 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Hayden is currently #123 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Hayden

  • Hayden Christensen: Hayden Christensen is a Canadian actor and producer known for his role as Anakin Skywalker in the "Star Wars" prequel trilogy.
  • Hayden Panettiere: Hayden Panettiere is an American actress, model, and singer known for her roles in "Heroes," "Nashville," and "Scream 4."
  • Hayden Paddon: Hayden Paddon is a New Zealand rally driver known for competing in the World Rally Championship.