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Meaning & History

From the old Irish name Áedán, a diminutive of Áed (see AODH). This was the name of an Irish monk and saint of the 7th century. It was also borne by several characters in Irish mythology.
VariantsAidan, Edan(Irish) Aidan, Edan(Scottish) Áedán(Irish Mythology)
DiminutivesAodhagán(Irish) Aodhagán, Iagan(Scottish)
Other Languages & CulturesÁed, Áedán, Áedh(Ancient Irish) Aidan, Aden, Aiden, Aydan, Ayden(English)
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