Jayden

Pronunciation: ja-he-e-de-hn
Origin: Taiwan, Province of China
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: Eastern Asia

The name Jayden is a gender-neutral name with Hebrew origins, meaning "thankful" and "God will judge". It is a modernized version of the Biblical name Jadon, which appeared in the Hebrew Scriptures as a figure who helped rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. The name became popular in the 1990s and is a combination of the "Jay" sound from the name Jason and the -den ending present in names like Braden and Hayden. While the name has age-old biblical ties, it is also considered a stylish and contemporary choice, and has been popular in Hollywood, with celebrities like Britney Spears and Will and Jada Smith choosing the name for their children. The origin of the name Jayden can be traced back to the Hebrew-derived name Jadon, which means "he will judge". However, it is likely that Jayden is a modern creation that combines popular names from the mid-to-late 1900s, such as Jason, Braden, and Hayden. The name Jayden first appeared on the Social Security Administration records in 1994 and gained popularity in the following years.

Jayden Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Jayden is currently #75 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Jayden is currently #75 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Jayden is currently #32 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-male Boy Nature: Jayden is currently #32 on Kiindred Boy Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Jayden is currently #73 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Jayden is currently #73 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Jayden

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