Origin, Meaning, And History Of Jayden
The Hebrew-derived name Jayden is a modernized version of the Biblical name Jadon. The name became popular in the 1990s. The name Jayden is gender neutral and has several meanings, including “thankful,” “God will judge,” and “the green semi-precious stone Jade.”
Jadon appeared in the Hebrew Scriptures as a man who helped restore Jerusalem’s walls. The name incorporates the “jay” sound from the name Jason with the -den ending present in names like Aiden and Hayden.
Several spelling variations include Jaydan, Jaydyn, Jaydon, Jaydin, Jaden, and the more conventional Aidan/Aiden and Hayden.
Celebrity parents have frequently picked the name Jayden to name their children. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have named their son Jaden Smith, who co-starred in “The Pursuit of Happiness” with his father and played the title character in the remake of “The Karate Kid.” Jayden is also the name of Britney Spears’s son.
According to data from the Social Security Administration, the name debuted in the US Top 1000 Names in 1994 at position 850. The popularity of the name Jayden grew to epidemic levels through the late 1990s. It has been among the top 50 names since 2006, and in 2010 and 2011, it remained in the top five.
There has been a sudden spike in interest in the US for the frequency of use of names like Jayden and its variants. In 2017, Jayden was ranked 26 in popular boy names. Fictional characters named Jayden include Jayden Johnson in the 2009 American TV film An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong, Jayden Hoyles in a Netflix series Daybreak, and Jayden Shiba in the TV series Power Rangers Samurai.
How To Pronounce Jayden?
Famous People With The Name Jayden
- Jayden BartelsAmerican Youtuber, singer and actor
- Jayden Antwi-NyameEnglish footballer
- Jayden YuanChinese actor and martial artist
- Jayden LevittSouth African cricketer
- Jayden HaywardNew zealand rugby union player
- Jayden PanessoVocalist for American band Sylar
- Jayden XAlias of American political activist John Earle Sullivan
Jayden On The Popularity Chart
Popularity Over Time
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Rank Over Time
With over 2,900 babies bearing the name Olivia, 2016 saw its rise in ranking amongst various baby names. It was also one of the top 10 favorites in the US since the early 2000s. Have a look at this graph reflecting its ranking over time.
Names With Similar Sound As Jayden
A handful of names are mentioned below with similar sounds if you loved how Jayden sounded but were searching for something different in meaning.
Names With Same Meaning As Jayden
Here are some names with the same meaning as Jayden in case you’re intrigued by its meaning and want more options.