Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From the old Irish name Áedán meaning "little fire", 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.

Related Names

VariantsAidan, Edan(Irish) Aidan, Edan(Scottish) Áedán(Irish Mythology)
DiminutivesAodhagán(Irish) Aodhagán(Scottish)
Other Languages & CulturesÁed, Áedán, Áedh(Ancient Irish) Aidan, Aden, Aiden, Aydan, Ayden(English)
User SubmissionAodhàn


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Entry updated November 16, 2019