• Gender: Male
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Little Fire

What is the meaning of the name Aidan?

The name Aidan is primarily a male name of Irish origin that means Little Fire.

Aidan was originally a diminutive form of the Irish name Aodh, the name of an old Celtic god the sun.

The most common alternate spelling of the name Aidan is Aiden. Nicknames for the name Aidan include Addie, Ahd, and Denny.

Famous people with the name Aidan include actors Aidan Quinn, Aidan Gould, and Aidan Devine. Aidan is a popular name among European football players, including Aiden Palmer, Aidan Price, and Aidan O’Kane.

Fictional characters with the name Aiden include Aiden from the book The Secret of Kells. Aiden is a character from Anne Curtis Klause’s novel, Blood and Chocolate, and Aidan Lynch is from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling. Aidan Waite is from the television series Being Human.

Different Spellings of the name Aidan:

Ayden, Aydan, Aydin, Aedan, Aidyn, Aadyn

People who like the name Aidan also like:

Aiden, Liam, Caleb, Jackson, Connor, Ethan, Landon, Sophia, Abigail, Olivia, Charlotte, Emma, Ava, Chloe

Names like Aidan:

Autumn, Adem, Athena, Adwen, Adino, Adwin, Aiden, Adena, Addien, Adnan, Adonai, Adonia, Aitana, Adam, Adoniah, Audun, Adina, Aideen, Atatiana, Adamma, Athan, Athene, Adin, Atiana, Adannaya, Adeniyi, Auden, Adymn, Adan, Adamina

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Aidan James Hallisay - son of Jennifer Love Hewitt and Brian Hallisay , born 2021

Stats for the Name Aidan

checkmark Aidan is currently #23 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Aidan is currently #300 in U.S. births
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