Given Name AIDAN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: AY-dən (English)  [details]

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.


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VARIANTS: Aodhán, Edan (Irish), Aodhán, Edan (Scottish), Aden, Aiden, Aydan, Ayden (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Aodhagán (Irish), Aodhagán, Iagan (Scottish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Áed, Áedán, Áedh (Ancient Irish), Áed, Aodh, Áedán, Aodhán (Irish Mythology)
Entry updated July 2, 2017