Baby Name Games

Hayden February 20, 2007

Filed under: Boys H,Top 100 List — namegames @ 9:04 pm

US Popular Names for Twins       United States Top 100         Boys       Girls


  • The name Hayden was ranked 73 in popularity for boys in the US in 2006.
  • Hayden was ranked 971 in 1880. It eventually fell off the charts, returning in 1986 and shooting in popularity. It broke into the top 100 in 2002 at 96. This year’s rank of 73 is its highest and it will most likely continue towards the top 10.

Reasons for Popularity

  • It follows the trend of boy’s names with two syllables ending in “N.”
  • It follows the rhymes-with-aden trend.


  • The English meaning of Hayden is “hedged valley.”

Alternate Spellings


  • Hay

Is your name Hayden or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.


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