Name: Hayden

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hayden

  • Meaning:
    Heathen
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Valley with hay
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (HAY den)
  • Form of:
  • Rating:
    Low
    High

Miscellaneous Info for Hayden

  • Categories:
  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Hayden is a variant of the surname Hadyn, spelled to reflect the usual English and Welsh pronunciation of the name. As a boys name, it was the 73rd most popular name in the United States. A famous bearer is Star Wars actor Hayden Christensen.

    It has followed the 'surnames on girls' and 'boys names on girls' trend, and is currently the 413th most popular name for girls. Actress Hayden Panettiere is a famous female bearer.

Similar Names to Hayden for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Hayden (US top 1000 names since 1880)

Popularity Rank

Hayden - Rankings by Year

Girl ranks Girls Boy ranks Boys Both ranks Overall
(Source: U.S. SSA)
The name meaning of Hayden and the name origin of Hayden have been reviewed by our name experts.