GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: AY-dən   [key]
Meaning & History
Anglicized form of AODHÁN. In the latter part of the 20th century it became popular in America due to its sound, since it uses the same fashionable aden suffix sound found in such names as Braden and Hayden.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Aodhán, Edan (Irish), Aodhán, Edan (Scottish), Aden, Aiden, Aydan, Ayden (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Aodhagán (Irish), Aodhagán, Iagan (Scottish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Áed, Áedán, Áedh (Ancient Irish), Áed, Aodh, Áedán, Aodhán (Irish Mythology)
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