Aidan Name Meaning & Origin

Aidan

Pronunciation: AY-din (key)

Origin of the name Aidan:

Anglicized form of the Irish Aodhan (little fiery one).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Aaden, Aden, Aiden, Aydan, Ayden

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Nicknames for Aidan

Aday
AA(pronounced ay-ay)
Aid/Aide
Aidy/Ady/Aidie/Aidey
Dan
Danny
Ian
Aido

Meanings and history of the name Aidan

Anglicized form of AODHÁN. In the latter part of the 20th century it became popular in America due to its sound, since it uses the same fashionable aden suffix sound found in such names as Braden and Hayden.

Famous real-life people named Aidan

Actor Aidan Gillen
Actor Aidan Quinn
Author Aidan Chambers
Actor Aidan Turner (recently portraying dwarf Kili in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)
Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky (b. 2016), son of American investor Marc Mezvinsky and Chelsea Clinton
Aidan Gallagher, American actor
Aidan Miner, American actor

Aidan in song, story & screen

Aidan Shaw, Carrie's laid-back, compassionate boyfriend, played by John Corbett, on the HBO series "Sex in the City".

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