Comments for the name Aidan

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Aidan Shaw, played by John Corbett, was the name of Carrie Bradshaw's fiance in the risque T.V. show "Sex and the City." Also, Aidan Gillen is an actor who played Lord Nelson Rathbone in the movie "Shanghai Knights."
-- breakofday  9/27/2006
Famous bearer is Aidan Mitchell, who plays Sam Malloy on The Riches.
-- Mitzi  3/19/2007
Historical figures:
-Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne (d. 651) a missionary who restored Christianity to Northumbria.
-Saint Aidan of Llawhaden (c.550-626), known, in Ireland, as Maedoc or Mogue, an Irish Saint who studied in Wales before establishing the monastery of Ferns, County Wexford.

Current figures
Aidan Banks, a guitarist.
Aidan Barclay, an English businessman.
Aidan Browne, a Northern Ireland TV presenter.
Aidan Chambers, an English author.
Aidan Delgado, a US anti-war activist.
Aidan Gillen, an Irish actor, whose real name is Aidan Murphy.
Aidan Girt, a Canadian drummer.
Aidan Hartley, an author and journalist.
Aidan Higgins, an Irish writer.
Aidan Hughes, an English artist.
Aidan McArdle, an Irish actor.
Aidan O'Donnell, an American child actor.
Aidan Quinn, an Irish-American actor.
Aidan White, a journalist.

Sporting figures
Aidan Collins, an English professional footballer.
Aidan Daly, a New Zealand basketball player.
Aidan Davison, an English professional footballer.
Aidan Fogarty, an Irish hurling player.
Aidan O'Brien, an Irish horse-racing trainer.
Aidan O'Keefe, an Irish footballer.

Fictional figures
Aidan, a fictional character in the computer game Guild Wars.
Aidan Bok, a fictional character from the novel Galaxy of Fear: Ghost of a Jedi by John Whitman.
Aidan Brosnan, a fictional character played by Sean Maguire in the serial drama East Enders.
Aidan of Gwynedd, a fictional character from the Deryni novels by Katherine Kurtz.
Aidan Haldane, another fictional character from the Deryni novels by Katherine Kurtz.
Aidan Lynch, a fictional character from the novel Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling.
Aidan Shaw, a fictional character played by John Corbett in the serial drama Sex and the City.
-- Anonymous User  8/5/2007
Bo Bice (of 'American Idol' fame) and wife Caroline gave this name to their son in 2005.
-- Anonymous User  1/22/2008
Aidan is the illustrator/writer of the Book of Kells in "The Secret of Kells" which is an animated movie based on Irish Mythology.
-- Milena Scialfa  5/24/2010
Aidan Turner is an Irish actor, best known for his role as Mitchell the vampire in BBC's Being Human.
-- Emmasj  12/16/2012
Aidan Turner also plays the dwarf Kili in the incredible, awesome new Hobbit Trilogy. I really liked the movie, and Aidan Turner's portrayal was very good. I would probably never name a child Aidan, however, even though I like the Irish sound.
-- Strangak  6/11/2013
St. Aidan of Iona (seventh century) founded a monastery at Lindisfarne.
-- thesnowwhiterose  7/9/2013

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