Meaning of Hayden
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Hayden has the following meaning:
From the hedged valley.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.
As a baby boy name, Hayden is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 89 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Hayden fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 15 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 91 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Hayden in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Hayden is pronounced as hay-dun
The following names are baby names related to Hayden and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Hayden: Boys - Anson
, Girls - Ceola
, Both genders - Darian
Popular Variants for the name Hayden: Hadan
We think the name Hayden should fall under the following style category: Short and Catchy
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Hayden to be: A talented and friendly person
In one word, you might describe Hayden as a(n) "friendly
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The names of some famous persons by the name Hayden
(or its variants) are:Hayden Desser
, born on 12 February, a famous singer. Hayden Desser's background: A Canadian singer-songwriter from Thornhill, Ontario. His early works are a largely eclectic mix of genres from grunge rock to alt country, as demonstrated by his first full album, Everything I Long For, released in 1995.Hayden Christensen
, born on 19 April, a famous actor. Hayden Christensen's background: A Golden Globe Award-nominated Canadian actor. He appeared in Canadian television programs when he was young, then diversified into American television in the late 1990s. Hayden Fry
, born on 28 February, a famous athlete. Hayden Fry's background: An NCAA Division I-A college football coach from 1962-1998 at SMU, North Texas, and the University of Iowa. He compiled a record of 232 wins, 178 losses, and 10 ties during his 37 year career as a head coach and has been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.