Jayden Name Gender

Is Jayden a boys name or a girls name? Find out here.

Since 1910, 91.1% of babies named Jayden were boys.

In 2018, 97.5% of babies named Jayden were boys.

Based on data from The United States Social Security Administration.


Jayden Name Meaning

All aboard the -ayden trend train is Jayden, a variant of Jadon, meaning “thankful one.” Once a Top 10 regular, Jayden has cooled in recent years, though he’s still plenty hot in use. With his vast number of alternative spellings like Jaden, Jaydon, and Jaiden, he’s more popular than the charts let on.

Other than being an -ayden trend darling, Jayden is modern and stylish, wearing well on any little boy. He’s the updated version of yesteryear’s Jason and Jordan, inspiring today’s parents with his familiar feel yet unique styling of an inner Y. He has the added bonus of being a surprise biblical name, as his original form Jadon appears in the Old Testament.

Jayden is an American trendsetter with this styling unique to the United States. He is used elsewhere though not nearly as common. This sets him apart from a lot of today’s top names that are used worldwide or borrowed from overseas like Oliver and Jack. This relative exclusivity may make him an attractive choice to those outside the U.S.

Jayden is no doubt adventurous, stepping outside the lines to forge his own path. He’s a bold twist on an old classic, reinvented and beloved. Similar names include Jade, Kaden, Jaxon.

Infographic of Jayden name meaning, which is A variant of Jadon, Jayden is a Hebrew name meaning thankful one.
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Jayden Name Popularity

How popular is the name Jayden? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Jayden was the 30th most popular boys name, representing 0.6225% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Jayden has been the 164th most popular boys name, representing 0.1398% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 2,214 7 0.0004%
1991 1,767 15 0.0009%
1992 2,059 10 0.0006%
1993 1,305 36 0.0023%
1994 901 96 0.0063%
1995 696 183 0.0121%
1996 605 246 0.0164%
1997 533 331 0.0224%
1998 393 593 0.0396%
1999 254 1,210 0.0808%
2000 194 1,810 0.1185%
2001 139 2,833 0.188%
2002 101 3,853 0.2571%
2003 75 5,545 0.3645%
2004 62 6,919 0.454%
2005 54 8,257 0.54%
2006 49 9,624 0.6146%
2007 18 15,240 0.9659%
2008 11 17,144 1.1092%
2009 8 17,286 1.1565%
2010 4 17,171 1.1915%
2011 4 16,986 1.1922%
2012 8 16,120 1.1312%
2013 9 14,756 1.0364%
2014 15 12,957 0.8893%
2015 20 11,532 0.7926%
2016 27 10,105 0.7009%
2017 26 9,487 0.6798%
2018 30 8,553 0.6225%

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Names Like Jayden

If you like Jayden, you’ll love these other names like Jayden.


What names are diminutives of Jayden?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Jayden sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Jayden, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jade

Spanish

#2,175 (0.0009%)  
Jayde

Spanish


What names are variants of Jayden?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Jayden.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jadan
Jaden

Thankful one

Hebrew

#244 (0.1074%)  
Jadon

Thankful; God will judge

Hebrew

#1,257 (0.0055%)  
Jaeden

Thankful; God will judge

Hebrew

#1,726 (0.0022%)  
Jaiden

Thankful one

Hebrew

#308 (0.0769%)  
Jaydon

Thankful; God will judge

Hebrew

#1,236 (0.0058%)  

What names sound like Jayden?

If you like how Jayden sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Jayden.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aidan

Little fire

Irish

#241 (0.1111%)  
Aiden

Little fire

Irish

#19 (0.7263%)  
Aydan

Fire

Gaelic

#1,241 (0.0057%)  
Ayden

Little fire

Irish

#104 (0.2652%)  
Braden

Salmon

Irish

#566 (0.0317%)  
Brayden

Son of Bradan

Irish

#84 (0.319%)  
Caden

Son of Cadan

Irish

#236 (0.1146%)  
Cayden

Son of Cadan

Irish

#250 (0.1034%)  
Hayden

Hay valley

English

#179 (0.157%)  
Jason

To heal

Greek

#100 (0.2794%)  
Jaycen

American

#2,217 (0.0009%)  
Jaydee

American

Jaylen

Created name

American

#335 (0.0689%)  
Jaysen

Healer; the Lord is salvation

Hebrew

#1,539 (0.0031%)  
Jayven

Ionian

Hebrew

#1,581 (0.0028%)  
Kayden

Son of Cadan

American

#98 (0.2883%)  
Raiden

Thunder and lightning

Japanese

#418 (0.0506%)  
Zaiden

Increasing, Surplus

American

#422 (0.0494%)  

What names are similar to Jayden?

Find a name that’s like Jayden, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Bryson

Son of Brice

English

#93 (0.3045%)  
Christian

Follower of Christ

Latin

#55 (0.4733%)  
Greyson

Son of the steward

English

#77 (0.3441%)  
Hunter

Hunter

English

#57 (0.4404%)  
Jace

To heal

American

#90 (0.3105%)  
Jameson

Son of James

English

#91 (0.3067%)  
Jaxon

Son of Jack

English

#39 (0.5605%)  
Liam

Helmet of will

Irish

#1 (1.4439%)  
Maverick

Independent one

American

#73 (0.3644%)  
Tyler

Tiler

English

#119 (0.2393%)  

Lists With Jayden

Find inspiration in these baby boy name lists featuring the name Jayden.


Siblings of Jayden

Mamas with kids named Jayden also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jayde

Spanish

Jordan

To descend

Hebrew

#80 (0.3382%)  
Jesus

God is salvation

Hebrew

#148 (0.19%)  
Aurora

Goddess of dawn

Latin

#44 (0.3483%)  
Colton

Charcoal settlement

English

#68 (0.3838%)  
Ayden

Little fire

Irish

#104 (0.2652%)  
Danniell

God is my Judge

French

21 Comments

  1. So I’m in the low percentile of girls named Jayden.

  2. Jaydens father named him after Jayden’s grandfather. Not sure just like it. He’s a really good baby.

  3. Because we wanted to named him like his brother which his name is ayden so we added the j so they can both have almost the same name

  4. I have three son’s just had Jayden he is my husband first baby and my third baby. We love the new baby

  5. I picked his name bc I love the way it sound and it kinda sound like his daddy name

  6. I’m picking name Jayden is beautiful name

  7. Jayden was my 1st boy, and I was that mom who wanted a name that was uncommon. So back in 2011 the name Jayden wasnt as common as it is now. Therefore I picked his name and decided his middle name would be Micheal.

  8. Thankful

  9. well to start with I didnt pick his name his father did see we had this deal if the baby was a girl I would name it and if it was a boy he would name it but we both agreed to name him Jayden cause nobody in either one of our families had the name Jayden and we wanted his name to be different then everyone else in our families and plus it also goes great with his middle name witch was given to him by his father also its a family name so we just keep it in the family. and later on I found out that his name also means strength which I love.

  10. I chose the name “Jayden” because it’s a nice simple name plus I had to choose a name that starts with the letter “J” since my other children all have names that begins with a J

  11. I chose the name “Jayden” because it’s a nice simple name plus I had to choose a name that starts with the letter “J” since my other children all have names that starts with a J

  12. My daughter name is Jeylin and i name my don Jayden so there name could sound the same and i have always love that name for a boy since i was young so after 4 daughters i finally have my son

  13. Its a name God place in my heart during pregnancy.

  14. I choose the name Jayden because of the meaning .it means thanksgiving and I Know how God has been with me through out this nine month journey .it has not been easy but he crown me with laugher at the end of it all with a bounce and healthy baby boy am forever grateful to him?????

  15. I choose this name because of his middle name actually!!! Alexander is his middle name after his great grandfather and I felt like Jayden went perfect with it !!! Jayden is now almost 3 months old and already he is so big and does alot of things that older babies do very early and his mommy and daddy are so proud of him

  16. Jayden Leo bernal is my lil gordo and is a healthy 55 pounds at a year old his name was my choice I had always wanted a lil boy named jayden

  17. the father gave him this name.the meaning is what i like so much as a christian.
    god has answered.

  18. I love mama natural

  19. Jayden is a Hebrew name by mean God has answered. My baby father gave him that name because of the meaning. I have been experiencing the blessing since he was born as well.

  20. My daughter’s name is jayden

    • My daughter’s name too is Jayden she is 4 years old


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