Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Little Fire
Main Origin Language: Irish
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In 2017 the name Aidan...

• was given to 1,718 baby boys
• was the 221st most popular name for baby boys
• was 79% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Massachusetts, New York, and Virginia
• was least popular in Montana, Vermont, and Wyoming
• a unisex name which was given to boys 99% of the time
• was about as popular as Lukas and Jax
Babies Named Aidan Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Aidan...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2003
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 128046% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 221% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Kadin, Braeden, Jadon, Taniya, Graci, Jadyn
• has the most opposite popularity history to Phillip, Michael, Patrick, Antoinette, Johnetta, Rochelle
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Aidan Per State
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Geographically the name Aidan...

• 15% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Dylan, Brian, Lorenzo, Liliana, Gianna, Juliana
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Sawyer, Dawson, Jasper, Harper, Paisley, Addison
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Aidan by the Baby Name Institute

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• What are the chances a kid named Aidan will be the only kid named Aidan in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Aidan compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Aidan rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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